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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Current Exhibitions

  • Annenberg Space For Photography
  • “Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change”
  • Through May 3rd, 2015
  • 2000 Avenue of the Stars, #10
  • Century City, CA. 90067
  • Tel: 213.403.3000
  • Clampart
  • Jill Greenberg – Paintings
  • Feb 19th – March 28th, 2015
  • 531 W 25th St
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Getty Center
  • Josef Koudelka
  • Through March 22nd, 2015
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
  • Tel: 310-440-7300
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Alison Rossiter – Paper Wait
  • Feb 26th -April 4th 2015
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Ken Schles:Invisible City/NightWalk
  • Through March 14th, 2015
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • Staley-Wise Gallery
  • Deborah Turbeville
  • Jan 23th – March 21st, 2015
  • 560 Broadway
  • New York,NY
  • 10012
  • Phone: 1-212-966-6223
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909–1949
  • Dec. 13th, 2014 – April 19th, 2015
  • 11 West 53rd Street
  • NYC,NY
  • 10019-5497
  • (212) 708-9400
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Thomas Struth: Photographs
  • Through February 16, 2015
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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