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Election Central 2020: Call for Candidate Declarations for ASMP National Board of Directors

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This is to announce the call for candidate declarations for the 2020 ASMP National Board of Directors. If you are a current ASMP Professional or Life Member and are interested in serving on the National Board in one of four open seats for a three-year term, please review the candidate declaration protocol and the election timeline below. Requirements for Becoming a Candidate In 2020, the National Board will have 12 members who must be Professional…

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Questions with an Educator: Andy Mattern

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Andy Mattern. Andy Mattern’s recent work engages photography’s aesthetic conventions and physical materials as subject matter. Since 2015, he has served as Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma. His work is held in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Tweed Museum of Art, and others. He is represented…

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Shore Leave

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Cross-posted from Magnum.  “Shore Leave, Wayne Miller’s 1945 project made in Honolulu, Hawaii, revealed the vacationing activities of US Navy servicemen during their time off. Working undercover in the guise of an enlisted man, Miller captured his subjects engaging in a range of activities traditionally associated with holidaymaking sailors: sightseeing, gaming, tattooing, seeking female companionship, and of course, drinking.   The images were restricted by officials upon the project’s completion and accordingly have not been…

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Visiting Broadway After Dark

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Cross-posted from The New York Times.  [By Sasha Arutyunova, Andre D. Wagner, Chris Maggio, and Sara Krulwich]  “We sent four photographers to capture scenes beyond the stage in the theater district. Here’s what they saw.” “‘Times Square is one of the most overphotographed places in the world,’ said the photographer Sasha Arutyunova, ‘so the challenge is working against cliché.’ Arutyunova, Andre D. Wagner, Chris Maggio and Sara Krulwich, photographers with distinct sensibilities, were tasked with…

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Evelyne Daitz Dies at 83; Ran a Vital Photography Gallery

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Cross-posted from The New York Times.  [By Neil Genslinger]  “Evelyne Z. Daitz, who worked with Lee D. Witkin at his pioneering Witkin Gallery, generally regarded as the first commercially successful photography gallery in New York, then took it over after his death in 1984 and ran it for another 15 years, died on Oct. 31 in Manhattan.” “She was known for an adventurous programming spirit. During her tenure the gallery exhibited established photographers like Jill…

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