Catherine Adams

Catherine Adams Press: I SPY!, February 27, 2021

I SPY!

February 27, 2021

I spy an American flag, martini glass, air freshener, coffee cup, animal skull, recycle symbol, hand gun, fleur de lis patter, quarter, phone booth, prescription, and sunglasses!

 

 

 

Bobby Lee, "Crosswalk 4," Linoleum Cut Print, 12 x 12 in.

Catherine Adams Press: Feeling Blue?, August  1, 2020

Feeling Blue?

August 1, 2020

Feeling blue? Our artists have got you covered! And while you're here, check out our current exhibition featuring: Brett Weston, Catherine Adams, Allen Birnbach, and Christa Blackwood!

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Catherine Adams Press: Catherine Adams, July 28, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Catherine Adams

July 28, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

A reminder to visit the gallery! Catherine Adams' amazing works from her series "The Acute Charm of Ruin & Development: Havana Cuba," is currently being featured in our show "Photography and Place: Fragments of the World!"

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Catherine Adams Press: Ten Facts About Photography, July 14, 2020 - Julie Maguire, Director of the Brett Weston Archives

Ten Facts About Photography

July 14, 2020 - Julie Maguire, Director of the Brett Weston Archives

· The word photography began being used in the 1830s.

· Nicephore Niepce invented what became the modern photographic process in 1826/27. He and Louis Daguerre worked together in person and via correspondence to improve the process. After Niepce’s death, Daguerre was able to reduce the exposure time from 8 hours to 30 minutes and the daguerreotype was born in 1837.

· From the beginning photography was compared with painting. Some even feeling it would lead to the death of painting. Later painters realized they could use photography to enhance their own practices.

 

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Catherine Adams Press: Photography and Place: Fragments of the World, July  7, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Photography and Place: Fragments of the World

July 7, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Since the inception of photography in the first half of the nineteenth century there has been the perception that photographs are a faithful record of their subject matter. This idea seems to be even more deeply ceded when it is a place. When people are involved, there is an instinctive knowledge that they could be acting or “putting on a face” for the camera. Photographs have shaped our perception of the world. There are places we will know only through photographic representation. Places we will never see with our own eyes. We then rely on the photographer’s eye and their experience of the place they are documenting. The time of day a photographer shoots a specific place, the scene they choose to photograph whether the intent is to show an abstraction of a particular spot, these all factor into what the viewer sees as a specific place.

This show has been organized by New York Based Curator, Julie Maguire, Director of the Brett Weston Archives and will be on display until August 31, 2020.

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Catherine Adams Press: JRB Art at The Elms Presents

JRB Art at The Elms Presents "PHOTOGRAPHY AND PLACE: FRAGMENTS OF THE WORLD"

July 1, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Oklahoma City—Beginning on July 3, 2020, JRB Art at The Elms will host the show “Photography and Place:  Fragments of the World,” organized by New York Based Curator, Julie Maguire, Director of the Brett Weston Archives.  

This show will feature the work of Brett Weston, Catherine Adams, Christa Blackwood and Allen Birnbach. The exhibition will be on display at the gallery during July and August and will also be available to view online at www.jrbartgallery.com

While there won't be an opening on First Friday, the gallery is now open Tue-Sat from 11am-5pm and by appointment - call us at (405) 528-6336, or send us an e-mail or Facebook message.  All of our inventory can be found on our website.  We encourage you to see our wonderful July exhibitions!

The four artists included in this exhibition have all photographed places.  Some with figures, some without.  They all bring their unique perspective to their work and frame it through their eyes.  Looking at a photograph is the merging of the eyes of the viewer and the photographer as they try to cobble together fragments of the world.

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Catherine Adams Press: Interview with Julie Maguire, June 30, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Interview with Julie Maguire

June 30, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Julie, I am so pleased that you agreed to curate JRB Art at The Elms' upcoming Exhibition, "Photograph and Place: Fragments of the World."

For that show you have selected the work of four different photographers: Brett Weston, Catherine Adams, Christa Blackwood and Allen Birnbach. The aesthetic of these photographers are very different and yet you have found commonalities in them, which is what a curator does. Since curating is such a specialized field, why don't you tell us a little about your career.

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Catherine Adams Press: Inspired by Architecture, May  9, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Inspired by Architecture

May 9, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

See some architecturally inspired photographs, paintings, and etchings by artists Catherine Adams, Jim Keffer, and Maurice R. Bebb.

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