Weekly Giveaway – It’s a good day to try.

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This week we offer the companion book from the show last year of “Unknown Weegee” at the International Center of Photography. Details at the bottom of this article.

Hopefully he is not unknown to you. Born Arthur Fellig, Weegee was the ultimate tabloid news photographer. His work has recently been enjoying a reexamination and discovery of his true creative genius and contributions. And in this volume you also get the perspective of Paul Strand and Ralph Steiner on his work. I know, not who you would expect, but there you have it. (If you are not familiar with these photographers, click on their names for more info.)

From a collection of almost 20,000 prints, ICP put together this exhibit of his rarely seen work.

interesting clip of Weegee in conversation with Peter Sellers discussing the origin of his name:

Still curious? Check out this. Or this book:[photopress:B5484.jpg,full,alignright] . Did you know that Danny DeVito played a character loosely based on him in LA Confidential?

And the folks at ICP have been very busy with many other projects you should know about. Check out the NEWSLETTER for more info. And more giveaways.

Sign up and on Weds. @ 9:00 AM PST, and email will arrive in your inbox with the details on getting this book (and more) for free. Truly.

We’ve been giving away items that are not listed here and are only available to the NEWSLETTER subscribers. So what are you waiting for? Come on in! Your odds of winning are pretty darn good.

Cheers!
Damon Webster

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Upcoming Events

  • WPPI
  • Feb. 27-March 6, 2014
  • MGM Grand
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • International Consumer Electronic Show
  • AIPAD
  • APRIL 10-13, 2014
  • PARK AVENUE ARMORY | 643 PARK AVENUE
  • NEW YORK, NY 10065
  • The Association of International Photographic Art Dealers

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Current Exhibitions

  • Annenberg Space For Photography
  • “The Power of Photography: National Geographic 125 Years”
  • Current to April 27th, 2014
  • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10
  • Century City, CA. 90067
  • Tel: 213.403.3000
  • ICP
  • Capa in Color
  • January 31–May 4, 2014
  • 1133 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street
  • New York, NY 10036
  • Phone: 212.857.0000
  • Getty Center
  • A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography
  • February 4–June 8, 2014
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • David Goldes, Electro-graphs
  • January 30–March 8, 2014
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Bernice Abbott and Charles Marville
  • February 27-April 12,2014
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • Real and Surreal
  • Feb. 27-April 19th, 2014
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio
  • February 8–October 5, 2014
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
  • January 29–May 4, 2014
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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