Gottlieb’s Jazz Photography at Bowdoin Art Museum

Gottlieb’s Jazz Photography at Bowdoin Art Museum

The Bowdoin Art Museum presents The Jazz Photography of William P. Gottlieb from July 10 through September 14, 2014 in the Shaw Ruddock Gallery. The Gottlieb exhibit highlights 40 vintage photographs of jazz musicians during performance from the Gottlieb family. The William P. Gottlieb Collection in the Library of Congress retains over 1,600 photographs from […]

Eugène Atget and the Art of Old Paris

Eugène Atget and the Art of Old Paris

  Eugène Atget was a 19th century French documentary photographer, and an enigma. Later in life, he was noted for recording old Paris’ architecture and street scenes before their disappearance to modernization. Details of Atget’s early life are obscure. Born in 1857, he was orphaned by the age of five and was brought up by his […]

Frank Sutcliffe: Photographer in 19th Century Whitby, England

Francis (Frank) Meadows Sutcliffe, the 19th century British photographer, encapsulated the life of the North Yorkshire seaside village of Whitby and surrounding countryside of England. He attained international standing, and is considered one of the great masters of late 19th and early 20th century photography. In 1869, Sutcliffe held his first camera, which was a […]

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