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Pictures that Lie
CNET has compile a nice slideshow of images that have been exposed as forgeries and frauds over the years. All the big ones are represented, including Time's ill-fated OJ Simpson cover, National Geographic's Texas Monthly's Harley-straddling Ann Richards, and the more recent Newsweek Martha Stewart Frankenstein image.
Updated: Is Getty Buying CPI?
File this in the unsubstantiated rumor column, but we have a hunch a deal might be brewing between Getty Images and Creative Photographers Inc., the high-end repping group founded by Geoff Katz.
Philip Trager exhibitions
Celebrated architecture and dance photographer Philip Trager will be included in an exhibit opening in November at the John Stevenson Gallery in New York. It is one of several exhibitions surrounding the releases of his latest book, Philip Trager (Steidl), a retrospective combining published and unpublished work from a range of projects. Trager’s other books include Philip Trager: New York, The Villas of Palladio, Changing Paris, and Dancers. Also, photography journal The Photo Review has made T
Massimo Vitali and Jehad Nga at M+B, LA
Los Angeles gallery M+B is showing two very different bodies of work this fall, one (Vitali) rooted in the fine art world and another (Nga) very much in the traditional documentary vein. Italian photographer Massimo Vitali large-scale color photos of beach-goers will be the subject of his first Los Angeles exhibition. Using a large-format camera, Vitali captures beautiful shots of crowded European beaches. The amount of detail in the photographs is pretty astounding, and lends itself perfectly t