All posts filed under: American Photography

Newsletter: AP26, Rahmbo replaces Daley, Chicago Mayoral Election Images, new photo journal

Newsletter just went out: Greetings!, A round-up of recents publications and news from Amanda Rivkin, photographer to kick off the springtime – because what says rebirth like a look back in time: AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY 26 The American Photography 26 photo annual arrived recently, featuring photographic highlights from 2009 in photojournalism, fine art and commercial photography. Included is this image I took (at left) from January 29, 2009 of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich in the Illinois State Capitol his final day in office for The New York Times: More on American Photography 26 both on the AI-AP website and the amanda rivkin, photographer blog. RAHM EMANUEL IS OUR NEW DALEY On February 22, 2011, Chicago got a new mayor – a rare, once-in-a-generation event if someone named Daley was in power at the time of your birth, growth or development. For the first time in more than 21 years and after nearly half a century of Daley family-rule at the helm of Chicago politics, a new mayor was anointed: Rahm Emanuel. Receiving 55% of the …

American Photography 26: The Book

Finally received and had a chance to open the very beautiful American Photography 26: The credits are in the back of the book and look something like this: Amanda Rivkin http://www.amandarivkin.com amanda.rivkin@gmail.com Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich prepares his impeachment speech at the Illinois State Capitol, January 29, 2009., Springfield, Illinois, for the article “Blagojevich’s Final Day,” January 2009. Publication: The New York Times Photo Editor: Corn Schmid, David Scull, and Gina Privitere School: Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service Writer: Monica Davey Agency: Polaris Images Client: The New York Times Publishing Company: The New York Times Co. — And the outside front and back covers:

American Photography 26: Selected Gallery

American Photography 26 http://www.ai-ap.com Amanda Rivkin amanda.rivkin@gmail.com Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich prepares his impeachment speech at the Illinois State Capitol, January 29, 2009., Springfield, Illinois, for the article “Blagojevich’s Final Day,” January 2009. Photo Editor: Corn Schmid, David Scull, and Gina Privitere Publication: The New York Times Publishing Company: The New York Times Co. Writer: Monica Davey Client: The New York Times Selected AP 26 previous posts: “Forthcoming: American Photography (Launch Date: November 11, 2010),” September 30, 2010

American Photography 26 and American Illustration 29 Party

The Party American Photography 26 and American Illustration 29 Thursday, November 11th, 7-11PM Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York City 172 Norfolk Street (between E Houston and Stanton) Take the F train to 2nd Avenue and walk east on Houston to Norfolk The AI-AP Party again coincides with Illustration Week in New York City. Check the link for a schedule with details from participating organizations: Society of Illustrators, Parsons The New School, AI-AP, Art Directors Club… with more to be announced.

Forthcoming: American Photography 26 (Launch date: November 11, 2010)

American Photography 26 will launch November 11th. “American Photography presents the best images by established and emerging photographers selected by an outstanding jury from thousands of entries. The collection, gathered from books, magazines, promotional and personal portfolios, offers an informed view of photography today, with images that resonate through their clearly individual point of view. American Photography is a time capsule in the making. American Photography offers a who’s who in photography, with images by Luc Delahaye, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, Jean Paul Goude, Lauren Greenfield, Brigitte Lacombe, Vincent Laforet, Annie Leibovitz, Martin Parr, Paolo Pellegrin, Spencer Platt, Martin Schoeller, Stephanie Sinclair, to name a few. Work by today’s masters is interspersed with pictures by photographers just beginning to make a name for themselves… American Photography, founded in 1985, is the leading juried annual and advocate of contemporary photography in North America and the world. Regarded by creative professionals as the number one source for today’s finest image makers, American Photography is the premier showcase for editorial, advertising, fine art and experimental work. With a …