Category Archives: Photography

Tsarnaev cover: Poorly played, Rolling Stone, poorly played

The cover of the Aug.1 issue of Rolling Stone magazine fails because it simultaneously broke the magazine’s traditions while being typical of them. Yes, I am a little late to this party as the release of the cover coincided with … Continue reading

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Ben Sollee writing music for the Lexington Tattoo Project

Folks attending Saturday night’s “Magnetic Poetry Party” for the Lexington Tattoo Project learned about the latest artist to join the community art initiative. Lexington-based roots cellist Ben Sollee will write music for the video that will be the project’s finale … Continue reading

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Instagram: Share your photos (and privacy, and potential profit) instantly!

UPDATE BELOW It’s Christmas morning, and you and the family have gathered around the tree to open presents. Your youngest gets that certain something they have been dying for, and embraces it with the perfect “squeeeee!” expression. And you got … Continue reading

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Photographers named in Robert C. May series

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky has announced the four photographers for the 2012-13 Robert C. May Photography Lecture Series and gallery exhibits, one of the museum’s signature events. This year’s artists are: David Hilliard: His large, multipanel … Continue reading

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Kindred spirits: Jonathan Williams and Institute 193

As Lexington photographer Guy Mendes remembers him, Jonathan Williams was an artist with a “gift for engaging people in conversations and in interests. He wasn’t just someone who was passing through. He was genuinely interested in all manner of folks.” … Continue reading

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Photographer’s exhibit at UK examines human-wildlife encounters real and re-enacted

Photographer Amy Stein is a city girl. Primarily, she has lived in Washington, D.C., and New York, where encounters between humans and wildlife usually involve squirrels. So when she went to the country to work on a project about women … Continue reading

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Photographer Mark Klett: Going back to the land

Mark Klett didn’t go to college for photography. Taking pictures was a nice hobby, a thing to do on the side. But science — specifically geology — was how he expected to make his living. Nearly four decades later, he … Continue reading

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LexArts announces grants and allocations

LexArts has announced its recipients of general operating support and community arts grants. The general operating support funds are unrestricted grants, generally to larger organizations in Lexington. This year’s recipients are: ■ Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, $20,000 ■ Lexington Art … Continue reading

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Art League chief brings modern dance to town

When Stephanie Pevec ­arrived in Lexington, she saw a glaring hole in its arts offerings: modern dance. It wasn’t a complete ­surprise to her; she says the form is much more prevalent in big cities. “You go to Chicago, and … Continue reading

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Great American Dollhouse Museum in Danville is photographers’ bonanza

DANVILLE — Since opening the Great American Dollhouse Museum in 2008, Lori Kagan-Moore has had plenty of obvious groups of visitors: Girl Scout troupes, Red Hat clubs and doll-collecting enthusiasts. Last month, she welcomed a different sort of group. Bill … Continue reading

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