Gallery of Contemporary Photography

"Art is only there for those who are interested in it.
Those who aren't are out of luck."  -   M. Lupertz

October 2014

 Michael Bull Joins The Collective

                                  Robotanical  #1  by Michael Bull  |  59" x  14.5"  |  Archival Pigment Print  |  Limited Edition /5 
                   Born in Toronto, Michael earned his BFA (1980) and MBA (1982) from the University of British Columbia. His artistic history includes fine art photography, printmaking, graphic arts, contemporary design and writing. His work is held in private collections in North America and Italy, and in the Canada Council Art Bank Collection.  Michael lives in Vancouver, and works out of his creative space, Bullseye Photography Studio.


                                  'Untitled'   by  Albarosa Simonetti
                                  12" x 18"  |   Limited Edition 2/5  |  Archival Silver Gelatin Print from film

FEATURED THIS MONTH:  U.S. Farm Security Administration Historical Photographs
Introducing a selection of 16 modern prints from the archive of the U.S. Farm Security Administration.
12" x 16"    -     Custom Printed on Premium Presentation Matte 100% Fibre Paper from original (digitized) black & white film. *
The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph Collection form an extensive pictorial record of American life between 1935 and 1944. This U.S. government photography project was headed for most of its existence by Roy E. Stryker, and Initially created as the Resettlement Administration (RA) in 1935 as part of the New Deal in the United States. The FSA is famous for its small but highly influential photography program, 1935–44, that portrayed the challenges of rural poverty.
* These photographs are classified as Public Domain, and are presented with the intention of sharing, informing and collecting.
 They have been acquired from open source platforms and do not infringe on rights or copyrights. All prints have been restored from the original.

RECOMMENDED FOR ARTBOOK COLLECTORS :  'Let Us Now Praise Famous Men' - James Agee & Walker Evans


In the summer of 1936, James Agee and Walker Evans set out on assignment for Fortune magazine to explore the daily lives of sharecroppers in the South. Their journey would prove an extraordinary collaboration and a watershed literary event when, in 1941, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men was first published to enormous critical acclaim. This unsparing record of place, of the people who shaped the land and the rhythm of their lives, is intensely moving and unrelentingly honest, and today—recognized by the New York Public Library as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century—it stands as a poetic tract of its time. With an elegant new design as well as a sixty-four-page photographic prologue featuring archival reproductions of Evans's classic images, this historic edition offers readers a window into a remarkable slice of American history.   
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2001). 432 Pages.
Pick up a copy at the gallery. HardCover $70.

'IM/PERMANENCE'  by  Colin Gatward
23 October -  8 November 2014


The Collective represents the work of 46 independent photographers
in a revolving, permanent exhibition of original, limited edition work.

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