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Museum of Contemporary Photography, Print Study Room @ Columbia College Chicago The Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 South Michigan Avenue, is on the Columbia College Chicago campus. The museum is free and open to the public. Students may look at works from the permanent collection virtually and search the collection online.
Highlights Artstor content related to the history of photography, including works by significant photographers chronicling people, events, and places of our time, as well as images documenting the development of landmark processes and technologies, from early daguerreotypes to contemporary prints.
Copyright Checkpoint is Artstor's new tool for evaluating the copyright status of different types of materials such as books, images, audio recordings, and more. You can use this tool with images that you would like to work with to understand if they are in the public domain or under copyright.
The Research Center of this "museum without walls" offers links to photo history sites. Learn about early photographic processes, photo preservation, and exhibits about the early days of photography, 1839 through WWI.
American Photography showcases editorial, advertising, book, poster, design, animation, fine art, unpublished and student work created by established, emerging and student photographers annually. View print volumes in the Main Stacks (4th Floor) under the Call Number: 779 A512b
Explore thousands of photographs in the museum’s wide-ranging collection—from world-renowned icons to lesser-known gems from every corner of the globe—including books, writings, reference materials, and other resources. ★ Look for Columbia College Chicago photography faculty work -- past and present -- here as well.
Features the latest and best in photography and visual communication each year with the July/August issue. Browse print issues in the Library's (Second Floor) collection. Discover award-winning work from Columbia College Chicago students as well as work by alumni.
Promoting a greater ethnic inclusion in the world of photography, this database of ‘photographers of color’ makes it easier for art buyers, creative directors and editors to find photographers from a wide range of cultural backgrounds to hire. Clicking on the images takes users to the photographer's website.
Thousands of photographs spanning the history of the medium. Indexed by both photographer and subject. An attraction of worldly distinction is the museum's collection of photographic and cinematographic technology. Explore the Technology Vault and see the oldest known Daguerreotype Camera sold in the US circa 1840. https://www.eastman.org/technology
Go Back In Time -- The Library of Congress recently launched a new tool to search Historical Newspaper Images. The public can now explore more than 1.5 million historical newspaper images online and FREE of charge. Users can search visual content in American newspapers dating 1789-1963. Editorial Cartoons, Comics, Illustrations, Advertisements, Photographs and Maps are all in the PUBLIC DOMAIN to use however you wish. Watch the video to learn more about its special features.
The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people.
The collection is remarkable not just for the number of theatrical productions it documents - but also for the *history of photographic technology and techniques* it preserves. View glass plate negatives to color slides to digital Canon Camera RAW files.
Explore the photographic collections of the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information. Find images useful for discussion of the Great Depression, World War II, and the culture of the American West. Allows searching for photos in a number of ways -- even tracing the movements of FSA-OWI photographers as they traversed the country.
Located in the College Archives and Special Collections, 619 S Wabash, Room 201. These files include a small collection of clipped magazine work arranged by the photographer’s last name. NOTE: This collection is available by appointment only.
Chapters feature posing specific subject matter: women, men, couples, curvy women, families and small groups, and large groups. Addresses how to train the eye to determine the best pose for your subject(s).
A photo book by Vashon Jordan Jr., a cinema and television arts major senior, showcasing over 100 photos from more than 35 different demonstrations, community events, and moments that shaped the Chicago summer of 2020 and occurred during the pandemic of COVID-19.
Columbia Photography students collaborated with Skylark Editions to document the pandemic. Professor Paul D'Amato and his students were able to pivot from the work they had started in January 2020 to attempting to convey the pandemic through photographs. “Most of the projects that students had been working on were no longer possible,” said D’Amato. “In the spirit of FSA—the legendary documentary collective in the 1930s—we decided to respond to this national crisis as they had to the Great Depression."
Columbia College Chicago | Photography MFA Exhibition | IMPRINT IN PRINT | The Hokin Gallery | Through Monday, December 6, 2021
The Columbia College Chicago Photography Department is proud to present the M.F.A. classes of 2020 and 2021.
In this exhibition the artists confront their audience with work that brings into view important issues from underrepresented populations; work that challenges stereotypes and societal expectations; work that confronts trauma; and work that transcends our experiences of everyday life. These artists challenge us to question the world through their lenses.
This exhibition is the product not only of the work of the artists featured, but also the tireless efforts of the students in the Gallery Management Practicum and the work of Kelli Connell, Photography Graduate Director. Thank you to everyone who worked to make this exhibition a reality. It is with great pride that we present to you the Photography MFA classes of 2020 and 2021. - Ross Sawyers/Chair, Photography Department