Photography

With [Liberty] and Justice for All. Post Office Puts Wrong Statue of Liberty on Stamp Must Pay Artist $3.5M

The Forever Stamp Artist Robert S. Davidson, charged that the government mistakenly used a photograph of his Las Vegas sculpture of Lady Liberty for a stamp without permission. The Post Office licensed a photo of Davidson’s statue from the image service Getty for $1,500, initially believing it was a photograph of the original statue. (The […]

Is Copying Art Always Considered Plagiarism?

French Court Finds Jeff Koons Guilty of Plagiarism “A French court found Jeff Koons guilty of plagiarism [in November], ordering the artist, his studio (Jeff Koons LLC), and the Centre Pompidou—which hosted his traveling retrospective in 2014–2015—to pay French advertising executive Franck Davidovici €135,000 ($154,000). The case revolved around Koons’s 1988 ceramic sculpture Fait d’Hiver, […]

Photography by Jack Dziamba to be Exhibited in Barcelona

September 26, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Jack Dziamba’s Photography to be Exhibited in Barcelona Photographs by Jack Dziamba will be exhibited in The 5th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography in Barcelona from October 4 to 21. Jack’s work has been exhibited in New York, […]

Book Publishing and the New Media -This Is Not An E-book – The Getty’s “Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography”

August 8, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Book Publishing and the New Media – This is not an E-book E-book sales have been in a steady decline because of high prices and lack of added value. Consumers have now come to realize that the e-book is merely a static copy […]

Properly Lighting Black Faces – Cinamatographer Ava Berkofsky

September 13, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ influenced the look of ‘Insecure.’ Source: Atsushi Nishijima/IMDb The Problem “When I was in film school, no one ever talked about lighting nonwhite people.” — Ava Berkofsky As written by mic.com,  September 8, 2017:  “Any brown person who’s taken a […]

End of Summer 2017, Photography, Fine Art

August 30, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Summer 2017, Photography, Fine Art End of Summer 2017 There are many ways to wind down the summer in art – galleries, museums, collections, auctions, exhibitions, and creating. We think the following is a great way to do it. Each day in August […]

Lens Culture – Bold Concept in Book Marketing

August 23, 2017, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Whither the Book? In this digital age, museums have now come to realize that putting their collections online, spurs interest in museums and museum attendance. indeed, it is an effective marketing tool and is a meaningful contribution to wold-wide culture, furthering the mission […]