Posts Tagged ‘Frank Hallam Day’

The Majestic Shrines and Stickered, Littered Phone Booths of Southeast Asia

An exhibition of Frank Hallam Day's photos could use more balance between the two.

Frank Hallam Day’s Deep Dive into Ghana’s Small-Time Fishing Industry

There’s visual allure—torsos well cut by the heavy labor, moments of solace staring off into the silvery ocean—but also hardship.

Two Takes on the Berlin Wall at the Goethe-Institut

Photos of today's population-dividing walls render Berlin's history in the present tense.

FotoWeekDC Opening Party

ToDo ToDay: Frank Hallam Day, The Lonely Forest, and Misun

Frank Hallam Day—one of the D.C. area’s most accomplished photographers—has a new exhibit about Africa, and, as he likes to put it, it’s “not the usual giraffes-in-the-sunset approach.” The prints stem from the more than 8,000 images Day has taken in sub-Saharan Africa, some dating back to 2002 and others from just a few weeks [...]

The Best Images of 2012

Sometimes one image is enough to carry an exhibit. Here are my picks for the Top 10 images that appeared in photographic exhibits in D.C. in 2012.
1. Frank Hallam Day, ship hull images, Addison/Ripley Gallery
It’s difficult to choose the better of Day’s two photographs of ship hulls in “Waterline,” an exhibit loosely organized around the [...]

Reviewed: Frank Hallam Day at Addison/Ripley Fine Art

Ho-hum—another year, another successful Frank Hallam Day photography exhibit. The current one, titled “Waterline,” uses as its loose organizing principle the meeting of land and water.
The photographs were taken over a long period of time—1992 to 2007—which produces a somewhat scattershot tour of the world’s littoral regions, from outcroppings on the Spanish coastline to waterside [...]

Arts Roundup: Foot Traffic Edition

Why the Corcoran has troubled getting foot traffic across the street from the White House [Post]
D.C. photographer Frank Hallam Day wins the prestigious Leica Award. [DCist]
Local plays, power-ranked [GOG Blog]
Philippa Hughes goes to Artomatic [Pink Noise]
Journey's Neal Schon claims he didn't bolt from Silverdocs. [Reliable Source]

Reviewed: “Click: Space & Time” at Addison/Ripley Fine Art

Addison/Ripley's “Click: Space & Time” is ambitious, aiming to show how photography represents “two-dimensional space at a fixed instant in time.” It's not a particularly original theme—and I'm not sure many of the works even address it—but never mind. There are plenty of fascinating images to see here.
The great D.C.-based photographer Frank Hallam Day offers [...]

Reviewed: “Economies of Scale” at Hemphill Fine Arts

"Economics and fine-art photography are not the most obvious partners," writes critic Louis Jacobson in his review of the group photography exhibit "Economies of Scale," which runs through Dec. 23 at Hemphill Fine Arts. But, he writes, the show is surprisingly philosophical, muscling more than two dozen highly diverse images on two unexpectedly complementary topics—the [...]

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