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Ben Alper from The Exposure Project announces that Graphic Intersections is now online.  It’s based on the old Surrealist/Dadaist game the Exquisite Corpse and contains photographs by:

Ben Alper, Anastasia Cazabon, Thomas Damgaard, Scott Eiden, Grant Ernhart, Jon Feinstein, Elizabeth Fleming, Alan George, Hee Jin Kang, Drew Kelly, Michael Marcelle, Chris Mottalini, Ed Panar, Bradley Peters, Cara Phillips, Noel Rodo-Vankeulen, Irina Rozovsky, Brea Souders, Jane Tam and Grant Willing

Check it out! And stay tuned in the coming months for exciting Graphic Intersections exhibitions news.

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Just got back from a lovely wedding weekend in Sausalito and San Francisco.  Some iPhone photos to commemorate:

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© Hee Jin Kang

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You could buy this.  Or you could place bids on all the follow pictures, coming up at Christie’s on Wednesday:

This lovely saturated postcard-size Callahan (roughly its actual size below):

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Harry Callahan (1912-1999)
Chicago (New Royal Bakery), 1955
dye-bleach print, printed c. 1995
4 x 6 inches
$4,000 – $6,000

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Killer Eggleston colors and patterns, terrific in person:

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William Eggleston (B. 1939)
Memphis, 1983, from Graceland
dye-transfer print, printed 1984
22 x 14 1/2 inches
$6,000 – $8,000

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Contrasts nicely with this rich Hofer dye-transfer:

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Evelyn Hofer (B. 1922)
Little Italy, Mulberry Street, New York, 1965
dye-transfer print, printed c. 2005
13 x 10 1/8 inches
$2,500 – $3,500

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Round out the collection with another perfect Eggleston:

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William Eggleston (B. 1939)
Steele, Mississippi, c. 1983
chromogenic print, printed 2001
12 x 18 inches
$5,000 – $7,000

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Voilà you have the beginnings of a wonderful collection.  You can thank me later.

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nybook

The NY Art Book Fair at P.S.1 is ending on Sunday – go! And bring cash, lots of it.

Some exhibitors whose projects and books were great (their postcards above):

The Ice Plant
Nieves Books
A-Jump Books
Regency Arts Press
Revolver Publishing
Gottlund Verlag
Lovely Daze
Hassla Books
FOIL
Charles Lane Press
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Red 76
Mediabus
Women’s Studio Workshop
Coracle

I’m so pleased with the three beautiful photo books I bought:

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Left: Other Nature by Ron Jude, published by The Ice Plant

Center: Aila by Rinko Kawauchi, published by FOIL

Right: Cui Cui by Rinko Kawauchi, also published by FOIL

All three personally signed – swoon!

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Christies

Many good photo shows uptown this weekend, if you haven’t been already:

Allen Frame at Gitterman

Jeff Wall at Marian Goodman

Jacques Henri-Lartigue at Howard Greenberg

Tim Davis at Greenberg Van Doren

Nicholas Nikon at Pace MacGill

And of course, Robert Frank at the Met

Also…

There’s a huge photography auction at Christie’s coming up next Wednesday – “The American Landscape” from the Berman Collection – and here’s the ecatalogue.  Viewing every day this weekend.

Stop playing with your iPhone and go look at some good photography!

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