Gallery of Fine Art Photography - Atlanta GA

Thomas Neff: Artist Talk & Gallery Tour

Thomas Neff: Artist Talk & Gallery Tour

June 28, 2008
Lumière

Thomas Neff: As a Professor of Art at Louisiana State University, and co-editor of Teaching Photography, Tom Neff’s own work has carried him to Italy, Ireland, China and Japan. His most recent project, on Katrina survivors in New Orleans, is a moving study of the people affected. The University of Missouri Press published a book on this important body of work in December 2007. The Ogden Museum exhibited the photographs early in 2008.

Posted in: Artist News

Twitter

follow Lumiere Gallery

Facebook

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
24 hours ago
Lumiere

Celebrating the birthday and work of Thomas Neff. An exceptional photographer and person, Neff is a retired professor from LSU in Baton Rouge.

Highlighting 10 images from a powerful body of work entitled: Holding Out And Hanging On - Surviving Hurricane Katrina.

This work stemmed from his personal experiences and relationships with nearly two hundred people in New Orleans who defied evacuation orders after Hurricane Katrina devastated their city. During this time he photographed and compiled the stories of these resolute people who survived the onslaught of the storm, the flooding of their homes, and the city they hold so dear.

#lumieregallery
#thomasneff
#tomneff
#HurricaneKatrina
#neworleans
... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago
Lumiere

Bert Hardy (1913 - 1995)
Hardy was a British documentary and press photographer. He rose from humble working class origins to work first for the General Photographic Agency, then to found his own freelance firm Criterion. In 1941 Criterion was absorbed into the leading picture publication of the 1930s and 1940s, Picture Post.

Hardy was self-taught and used a Leica - unconventional for press photographers at that time - but went on to become the Post's Chief Photographer. Hardy served as a war photographer in the Royal Army Photographic Unit from 1942 until 1946: he took part in the D-Day landings in June 1944; covered the liberation of Paris; the allied advance across the Rhine; and was one of the first photographers to enter a liberated Nazi concentration camp to record the suffering there. He later went on to cover the Korean War for Picture Post.

After leaving Picture Post Hardy became one of the most successful advertising photographers of the 1960s.

#lumieregallery
#berthardy
#classicblackandwhite
... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago
Lumiere

May is National Photography Month - Highlighting today portrait photography. Since the inception of the medium we have pointed the camera at ourselves. A good portrait not only reveals a person's physical attributes but often provides context and deeper insight to the subject.

Shown here - in order of appearance - are portraits by Imogen Cunningham, Thomas Neff, Paul Strand, Pirkle Jones, Alexander Rodchenko and John Gutmann.

#lumieregallery
#NationalPhotographyMonth
#imogencunningham
#thomasneff
#PaulStrand
#PirkleJones
#AlexanderRodchenko
#johngutmann
... See MoreSee Less

Load more