Posts Tagged ‘David Myers’

At PhotoWorks, Documentary Photos Smash the Divide Between Tradition and Modernity

Sometimes, photography exhibits are notable for a small number of images that stand above the rest. And sometimes they're notable for offering a steady, coherent series. The seventh annual “Mirror to the World” exhibition of documentary photography at Glen Echo’s PhotoWorks falls into the latter category. (Disclosure: The curator, Frank Van Riper, photographed my wedding.)
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ToDo ToDay: Elvis’ Birthday Fight Club! Ian Svenonius! Three Kings Day!

Anyone who’s been to Graceland or knows anything about Elvis understands that the King of Rock ’n’ Roll has inspired many bizarre tributes, from cupcakes to love poems. The H Street Playhouse hosts one of the more action-packed celebrations of the King’s birth this weekend when Elvis’ Birthday Fight Club returns to the ring. Though [...]

Reviewed: David Myers and Harvey Kupferberg at PhotoWorks

In photography, the march of technology goes on, but good old black-and-white imagery never loses its authority. At least, that’s the conclusion one draws from a dual exhibit at Glen Echo’s PhotoWorks Gallery featuring David Myers and Harvey Kupferberg. In 2008, Myers lovingly documented burial places in Cairo colloquially known as the City of the [...]

Reviewed: David Myers and Elizabeth Holtry at Hillyer Art Space

Simultaneous exhibits at Hillyer Art Space—photographs by David Myers and paintings by Elizabeth Holtry—explore the relationship between animals and humans, for the most part fruitfully. Myers, whose day job is serving as CEO of the American Institutes for Research, a prominent scientific outfit in Washington, traveled to zoos and aquariums to photograph animals in their [...]