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The Camera’s Power: Artists at Alice Gallery, Julie Nester and UMFA Explore the Past, Present and Future of Photography

  You don’t take a photograph, you make it.                                          —Ansel Adams   In a decade shy of 200 years—since its invention by British artists seeking a faster, easier way to draw from life—photography has joined those two great clichés of human invention, fire and the wheel, as […]

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Between Worlds: Bernard C. Meyers at Alice Gallery

“I love ambiguity,” Bernard Meyers says, and with that refreshingly unambiguous confession, highlights a principal characteristic of his photography. Ambiguity is what makes his photos—unlike the majority of images produced by today’s ever-more ubiquitous cameras—valid additions to our common visual language. Or in other words, works of art […]

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Starting from Scratch: Mark by Mark at Alice Gallery

[portfolio_slideshow height=800 width=600]   To non-specialists, the timeline of art history is marked by long periods when nothing happens, punctuated by sudden expansion. About half a million years ago, our part-ape, part-human ancestors noticed that certain things—rocks, branches, bits of bone—resembled other things, like faces or the bodies […]