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Museum of Monterey to establish a permanent Salvador Dali exhibition

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Museum of Monterey to establish a permanent Salvador Dali exhibition

  "A Surrealistic Night in an Enchanted Forest" partyPhoto by Julian P. Graham T he Monterey County Weekly and the Monterey Herald reported yesterday that "what might be the world’s most comprehensive collection of Dali’s graphic art is coming to the Museum of Monterey. Permanently." The reported collection by the Spanish surrealist painter belongs to businessman Dmitry Piterman, an Ukranian-born real estate investor currently living in Pebble Beach. Piterman moved to Spain in 1998 and became fascinated with the flamboyant Spanish painter. He has been collecting Dali's works for about 10 years and has amassed an impressive collection of more...

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Photographer Eduardo Fujii Featured in Shadow & Light Magazine

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Photographer Eduardo Fujii Featured in Shadow & Light Magazine

As the Grand Prize winner of the "Color It Red 2016" photography competition, Eduardo Fujii was featured in the March/April 2016 issue of Shadow & Light Magazine, a bi-monthly online publication launched two years ago by photographer Tim Anderson, publisher/editor of Red Dog News and former managing editor of CameraArts Magazine. Shadow & Light Magazine has a primary focus on fine art photography and offers valuable information about a variety of topics, including photographers' portfolios and interviews, in-depth articles, and book reviews. Ann Hart Marquis and Pat Berrett, the jurors of the 2016 edition of the contest, congratulated Eduardo for his...

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Lessons I Learned From Photographer Kim Weston

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Lessons I Learned From Photographer Kim Weston

Photo by Jack Wasserbach On Wednesday, February 10, the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel offered a treat to its members by hosting a print review night with photographer Kim Weston. Grandson of the legendary photographer Edward Weston, Kim is an artist and educator who keeps the family photography legacy thriving. Kim and wife Gina established a scholarship fund in 2004 to support high-school and college students interested in fine art photography. Kim dedicated a great part of his career, which spans over 30 years, to fine art nudes. Dozens of photographers lined up for the review and presented Kim...

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Eduardo Fujii Awarded Honorable Mention in the 2015 Monochrome Awards

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Eduardo Fujii Awarded Honorable Mention in the 2015 Monochrome Awards

La Ballerina Fine art photographer Eduardo Fujii was awarded honorable mention in Landscapes for the winning entry "Lightscape" and in Fine Art for "La Ballerina" at the prestigious Monochrome Awards honouring black & white photography. The 2015 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Winning images were selected by a panel of international judges, including Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar, Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars.   About Mono Awards: Lightscape   Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Our mission...

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"On the Edge of Chance" exhibition featuring Jane Olin and Elizabeth Opalenik

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"On the Edge of Chance" exhibition featuring Jane Olin and Elizabeth Opalenik

  The Center for Photographic Art (CPA) kicks off the new year with the "On the Edge of Chance" exhibition featuring two of the most innovative contemporary photographers,  Jane Olin and Elizabeth Opalenik. The first CPA exhibition of 2006 opens with a lecture and reception on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 4 PM.   I have the privilege of knowing both artists. Elizabeth Opalenik taught be how to tear down preconceived notions and expand my artistic horizon. I first met Elizabeth a few years back when I took one of her workshops after seeing her work in one of the issues...

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