The 1965 marches, protests and demonstrations for racial justice changed Wheaton resident Bernard Kleina’s life. With one camera and two lenses, Kleina captured Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Chicago Freedom Movement, the fight against discriminatory housing practices in Chicago. Kleina’s King images, shot in color, were acquired by the Smithsonian Museum. His photography anchors the Elmhurst Art Museum’s latest exhibit “In Focus: The Chicago Freedom Movement and the Fight for Fair Housing,” a show that reflects on historical and contemporary responses to fair housing in the Chicagoland, beginning with the Chicago Freedom Movement.
Naomi Rosenblum, who wrote about the history of photography and helped elevate it as an art form, died on Feb. 19 at her home in Long Island City, Queens. She was 96.
The cause was congestive heart failure, her family said.
Dr. Rosenblum was the author of seminal works that helped bring scholarship and recognition to photography as a creative art form after practitioners, notably Alfred Stieglitz, had revolutionized the field by defying the conventions of subject matter and composition — creating images in the rain and snow, for example, or of a pattern that the sea cut in the sand.
Histories of photography traditionally focused on England, France and the United States. But Dr. Rosenblum’s major contribution, “A World History of Photography” (1984), provided a true global perspective. The book was translated into several languages and remains a standard text in the field.
Her other major work, “A
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LONDON (Reuters) – Photographer Mick Rock, known for some of the most recognisable pictures of rock legends such as David Bowie and album covers of the 1970s, is marking his 51 years working in the music industry with a new project collaborating with urban artist Fin DAC.
“MIDARO” fuses photography with painting, with the Irish artist reworking Rock’s photos of Bowie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry to create a series of limited edition prints and canvas artworks.
Released on Tuesday, to coincide with what would have been Reed’s (NASDAQ:) 79th birthday, they each show a woman wearing a T-shirt adorned with one of Rock’s photos of the music stars.
Rock said he had long been cautious when previously approached for artistic collaborations.
“All he (Fin DAC) (had) to do is show them to me, that was the
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