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Developing their creative voice through the art of photography
The mission of The Pablove Foundation is to fund pediatric cancer research and advances in treatment, educate and empower families, and improve the quality of life for children living with cancer through play, music and arts programs with hospitals. Annually, the … Continue reading
Photographer Alex Forsyth investigates self-preservation and self-representation through "This Here Now"
Brooklyn-based photographer Alex Forsyth investigates life, death and aging with her project This Here Now, which includes three series of images. According to the artist’s profile at artistswanted.org, the project “investigates our failure in self-preservation and self-representation when working against … Continue reading
Varese Layzer's Artwork Joins Others' Addressing the Loss of a Loved One
Photographer Varese Layzer has found a welcoming home for her collection Making Room, photographs that document her experience of clearing out her childhood home after her mother’s death. Nine months ago, the collection was removed from its promised (and contracted) … Continue reading
Photographs by Cathy Greenblat Challenge the Common Stereotypes of Alzheimer's and Dementia
An exhibition of 84 poignant photographs demonstrating a new global approach to caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias — and sharply disputing common stereotypes of dementia patients — opens today and continues through April 28 at the Michael … Continue reading
Rebecca Sexton Larson shares the inspiration behind her darkly-romantic photographs.
Rebecca Sexton Larson is a Tampa, Florida-based studio artist working with alternative photographic processes. Below, she shares some images from her “Visual Diary Series”, as well as an explanation of the alternative processes used to create them. From the artist: … Continue reading
The Healing Power of Photography
Learn more from our interview with NILMDTS co-founder Sandy Puc’.
The president and co-founder of Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep on the healing power of photography
In 2005, photographer Sandy Puc’ co-founded the Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation (NILMDTS) with Cheryl Haggard. NILMDTS administers a network of thousands of volunteer photographers around the world who conduct free hospital and hospice portrait sessions of … Continue reading
Richard Avedon's photographs of his father's last years
Throughout the 20th Century, Richard Avedon was hailed for his unique portraiture, capturing the raw essence of the American people. Perhaps some of his most captivating portraits are those he took in the early 1970′s of his dying father. The … Continue reading