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Art Photography by Mathis

While at Schwartzenberg, Austria earlier this week for the annual Schubertiade, I was struck by the exhibition of ‘Art Photography’ by Peter Mathis, held in a room adjacent to the concert hall.  Mathis is an Austrian born in 1961.  His work is striking and very beautiful, seeming to be lithographs or paintings but photograph they are.  To quote from his website…

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Added by Christopher Frederick Penn on June 26, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

Publications: Photography in India

In November 2014 Christopher Penn published The Herklots folder of Photographs, his third book about photography in South India in the nineteenth century.  His first, In pursuit of the past, containing 333 A5 pages and 68 illustrations, starts like a ‘Who do you think you are?’ story as he learns for the first time about his great-grandfather A.T.W. Penn…

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Added by Christopher Frederick Penn on February 18, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

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