photography http://wamc.org en Hyde Collection Receives Major Photography Donation http://wamc.org/post/hyde-collection-receives-major-photography-donation <p>The Hyde Collection, an internationally known art museum in Glens Falls, New York, has received a major donation from a leading national news anchor.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The Hyde Collection announced it has been gifted a large collection of photographs from ABC news anchor and political correspondent George Stephanopoulos, who also worked in the Clinton White House. Hyde director Charles Guerin said the donation comes from a man whose collection is well known in the photography world.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:09:29 +0000 Lucas Willard 87890 at http://wamc.org Hyde Collection Receives Major Photography Donation Ansel Adams And Photo-Secession At The Hyde Collection http://wamc.org/post/ansel-adams-and-photo-secession-hyde-collection <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There is a pair of exciting new exhibits at the </span><a href="http://www.hydecollection.org/‎" style="line-height: 1.5;">Hyde Collection</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Glens Falls, NY. "</span>Ansel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Adams: Early Works" and "Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography," are on display through April </span>20th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the Wood Gallery.</span></p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84500 at http://wamc.org Ansel Adams And Photo-Secession At The Hyde Collection Beyond the Poetry: Treasures From Steepletop http://wamc.org/post/beyond-poetry-treasures-steepletop <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Edna St. Vincent </span>Millay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was the most celebrated poet of her time and a significant figure in the </span>20th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century American literature. Throughout her career, </span>Millay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> led a life unfettered by conventions. Nowhere could she enjoy personal freedom and her own boundless imagination more than when she retreated to </span>Steepletop<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, her beloved country estate, in </span>Austerlitz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.millay.org/">The Edna St. Vincent Millay Society at Steepletop</a> will debut a new exhibition of rare photos and personal treasures. The show opens with a fundraising reception on Millay’s birthday – that’s this Saturday, February 22 from 5:30-9:30 pm at <a href="http://www.mcdarisfineart.com">McDaris Fine Art</a> in Hudson, NY.</p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84240 at http://wamc.org Beyond the Poetry: Treasures From Steepletop "The Big Picture: America In Panorama" http://wamc.org/post/big-picture-america-panorama <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the turn of the twentieth century, innovations in photographic technology and an American culture of optimism and self-celebration helped create panoramic group photography. Organizations famed and obscure commissioned images that sometimes encompassed a full 360 degrees. No public event, be it circus, train wreck, or Army-Navy football game, was too grand or too humble to deserve its own wide-angle commemoration.</span></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 81267 at http://wamc.org "The Big Picture: America In Panorama" Best Of 2013 - Non-Fiction - Christa Parravani's "Her" http://wamc.org/post/best-2013-non-fiction-christa-parravanis-her <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Christa Parravani is a photographer, capital region native, and author of the acclaimed new memoir, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0805096531/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0805096531&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Her: A Memoir</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0805096531" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em> about the life and early death of her identical twin, Cara. For several years after her identical twin died of a drug overdose in 2006, Christa would look in the mirror and see her sister's face staring back at her. No matter where she went, she could not escape the image of her twin.</p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59218 at http://wamc.org Best Of 2013 - Non-Fiction - Christa Parravani's "Her" Photographer, Stephen Donaldson http://wamc.org/post/photographer-stephen-donaldson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.sgdphoto.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Stephen Donaldson's</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> books of photography include </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Barns of the Berkshires</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Along Route 7: A Journey Through Western New England</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>He joins us to talk about his newly redone book, <em>The Berkshires</em>, which is a compilation of photographs of Berkshire County. Governor Deval Patrick chose <em>The Berkshires</em> as an official gift of the State of Massachusetts last year.</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 79023 at http://wamc.org Photographer, Stephen Donaldson "Beyond Iconic" screening at Upstate Films in Woodstock http://wamc.org/post/beyond-iconic-screening-upstate-films-woodstock <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>James Dean walks down a drizzly street in Manhattan with his coat collar up against the wind and the rain. It’s an iconic image, captured by photographer, Dennis Stock.</p><p>Stock’s photographs of movie stars, jazz musicians, hippies, architecture, landscapes, and nature are such a part of the story of America in the 20th century that even if you've never heard his name - you have seen some of his work.</p><p><a href="http://www.jansawka.com/hmsawka/beyondiconic/index.html"><em>Beyond Iconic</em></a> is a documentary film about Dennis Stock directed by Hanna Sawka. The film is screening this Sunday at 1:30pm at <a href="http://www.upstatefilms.org/special-events">Upstate Films in Woodstock, NY</a>. Hanna Sawka will be at the screening for a Q&amp;A following, and then musicians Teri Roiger and John Menegon - who scored the film - will perform down the street at <a href="http://www.cpw.org/">Center for Photography Woodstock</a>.</p><p>Hanna Sawka joins us to talk about the film.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:45:38 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 58869 at http://wamc.org "Beyond Iconic" screening at Upstate Films in Woodstock "Gordon Parks: 100 Moments" at The New York State Museum http://wamc.org/post/gordon-parks-100-moments-new-york-state-museum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new exhibition celebrating the </span>100th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> birthday of world-renowned photographer Gordon Parks opens on Saturday at the </span><a href="http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;">New York State Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/exhibits/special/GordonParks.cfm"><em>Gordon Parks: 100 Moments</em></a> showcases six decades of Parks’ photographs, including numerous never-before-seen images and Parks’ most famous photo, “American Gothic, Washington, D.C”. On display at the State Museum through May 19, 2013, the stunning visual collection is organized by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.</p><p>Director of the NY State Museum, Mark Schaming, joins us to tell us more.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 56408 at http://wamc.org "Gordon Parks: 100 Moments" at The New York State Museum "The Network" by Lincoln Schatz http://wamc.org/post/network-lincoln-schatz <p>In <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1588343359/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1588343359">The Network: Portrait Conversations</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1588343359" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, artist Lincoln Schatz offers a unique portrayal of contemporary American leadership and innovation. Representing government, business, science, technology, and culture, Schatz’ eighty-nine subjects include father of the Internet Vint Cerf, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Emmy Award-winning journalist Cokie Roberts, Republican strategist Karl Rove, and liberal heavyweight Vernon Jordan.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 55362 at http://wamc.org "The Network" by Lincoln Schatz Photographer, Dmitri Kasterine http://wamc.org/post/photographer-dmitri-kasterine <p>Only 57 miles outside New York City on the Hudson River, the city of Newburgh has fallen from the status of "All American City" awarded by Look Magazine in 1952, to in 1981 being put on a Federal list of most distressed areas in the United States.</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 54265 at http://wamc.org Photographer, Dmitri Kasterine