Archive for November 2012

Photojournalist Acquitted of Resisting Arrest at Occupy Miami Confrontation

Posted by on Monday November 12, 2012 | Photojournalism

A Florida jury has acquitted photographer Carlos Miller of charges that he resisted arrest while covering police action at an Occupy encampment in Miami last January. Police alleged that Miller had refused orders to clear the area, but another journalist provided evidence to support Miller’s claim that he was singled out among several journalists for... More

Can Flood Damaged Prints Be Saved?

Posted by on Friday November 2, 2012 | Fine Art

Hurricane Sandy caused flooding of gallery storage areas in New York and elsewhere earlier this week. Paul Messier, a Boston-based expert on the conservation of photographs and works on paper, has worked as a consultant to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, and other institutions.... More

Chelsea Photo Galleries Face Difficult Recovery

Posted by on Friday November 2, 2012 | Fine Art

Daniel Cooney of Daniel Cooney Fine Art says that when he walked to his gallery in the Naftali Building at 508-526 W 26th Street on November 1, “All you could hear walking around Chelsea was the sound of generators powering pumps.” The pumps have been pumping water out of the basements in the area, located... More