When Rebecca Senf began doing research for a show about LIGHT, the pioneering photography gallery in New York, she pored over the lists of photographers she might interview. LIGHT ran from 1971 to 1987 — “a pivotal time for photography,” she says — and she wanted to get the story right.
Photographer B.A. Van Sise was nervous when he traveled to North Carolina to photograph renowned poet Dorianne Laux.
Andrew “Andy” Schulz, the University of Arizona’s first vice president for the arts, is an art historian who can tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the 18th-century Spanish artist Francisco Goya.
Using a combination of materials, artist Xinyu Zhang, who earned her MFA from the University of Arizona, explores the ever-increasing roles that technology plays in humans’ daily lives.
Luxe and highly saturated images were his trademark, and he brought surrealism to fashion photography using scale and color. Now, Bill Silano’s photos will expand the fashion collection at the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography, thanks to his brother George Silano.
Ansel Adams said that the photographic negative was like a composer’s score, and the print a performance. As home of the Ansel Adams Archive, the Center for Creative Photography illustrates Adams’ meaning.
The Myth and The Mirror: Artwork of the American West examines the American West as both a real and an imagined place that embodies the fraught interconnections between exploration and colonization, national identity, and manifest destiny.