The Photographic Nude 2017

Starts:Saturday, February 11, 2017  11:00 AMEnds:Wednesday, March 08, 2017  5:30 PM
Cost:

Free

Event Description:

The Photographic Nude is a juried exhibit showing Feb. 11 through Mar. 8 at Lightbox Photographic Gallery, 1045 Marine Drive in Astoria, exploring the artistic and creative view of the body and its form, celebrating the nude in photography by embracing a variety of styles. We welcome the timeless elegance of a classical study as well as alternative and provocative styles. Studies of the whole or partial human form, nude or semi-nude are eligible. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Opening Reception, Saturday, February 11th, 2017 6-9pm

Congratulations to the Photographers exhibiting in The Photographic Nude 2017

Daniel Grant • Debra Achen • Donald MacDonald • David Tucker • Allan Barnes
Felix Martin • George Johnson • C. Joseph Gough • Milan Sabata • Håkon Røisland
Scott Stillman • Barbara Hazen • Dan McCormack • Thomas Robinson • Scott Foltz
Steve Lease • Dave Aimone • Jim Hamstra • Alex Davis • Melanie Jane Frey
Da’Rrell L. Privott • Antal Szaszko • Gene Newell • Vienna Rae • William Earl
Ray Bidegain • R W Hawkins • Behram Decosta • Ralph Mercer • Andrew Janjigian
Eric McCollum • Dave Rudin • Alice Di Certo • Lauryn Hare • Jeffrey Graves
Beamie Young • Lance Pressi • Karen Hymer • Robert Dutruch • Dave Foss
Gary Schubert • Trey Squire • Marcie Rich • Michael Duncan • Jana Wallace
James Walker • Kristopher Dahl • Magnus Snorrason • James Arzente • Greg Hensel
J W Purdy • Marianne McCoy • Michelle Magdalena • Michael Datoli • Michael Puff

We are honored and excited to have Kim Weston as juror.

“From Edward Weston to Joel-Peter Witkin, the nude as a subject has been approached by photographers throughout history. From the classic simplicity of Weston to the complex, evocative style of Witkin, capturing the human form remains a timeless and challenging pursuit among photographers. At its best it is beautiful otherwise it’s just a naked body looking out of place. ~ Michael and Chelsea Granger

The Photographic Nude 2017 Exhibit will be published in Blur magazine in the Spring of 2017.

For more information, please contact the gallery at (503) 468-0238.

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