Monthly Archives: February 2012

Poetic photography of the High Line: an afternoon with Mary Giancoli

Posted on Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Clinton Middle School students went on the High Line with artist Mary Giancoli. The kids took pictures of the High Line. They learned how to photograph landscapes and portraits in black and white or with vivid colors. Inspired and struck by the panoramic view they captured beautiful images!  

Xaviera Simmons’ Fulton & Elliott-Chelsea Shows Open

Posted on Friday, February 10th, 2012

This past October Xaviera Simmons set up an outdoor studio in the Fulton and Elliott-Chelsea Houses where she met and took portraits of the residents of these communities. Last night was the opening of two concurrent exhibitions for Xaviera Simmons’ “When You’re Looking At Me, You’re Looking At Country“. The event also marks the first

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“The picture has to be as real as possible”: AP TOUR with Mary Giancoli

Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Artist Mary Giancoli accompanied Clinton Middle School students to The Associated Press on January 24th. The kids were challenged at first with questions about their views on photography. Here are some of the things they said: “Photography, it’s a way to catch reality…”, “It’s a way to express myself in a different manner…”, “It’s a

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