Tag Archives: Douglas Barkey

Louis Draper: Retrospective at Candela Books + Gallery


The Louis Draper retrospective at Candela Books + Gallery is a quiet and persistent telling of  another side to mid-20th century life in the United States that stands in stark contrast to the  clean-cut and oversimplified suburban lifestyle that is … Continue reading

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Summer announces itself in Richmond with Unbound 2! at Candela Books + Gallery


It is hard to tell if summer will ever arrive in Richmond, Virginia this year, but a good omen is the announcement of the opening of Unbound2!, the annual summer invitational exhibition at Candela Books + Gallery running July 5 … Continue reading

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Aaron Siskind at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts


In a narrow hallway adjacent to the Amuse restaurant you will find a small treasure of photographs by Aaron Siskin, Harry Callahan, Minor White and Gina Lenz. that revolutionized photography in their time.  Curated by Dr. Sarah Eckhardt, Assistant Curator of Modern and … Continue reading

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At Candela Books + Gallery – Louviere + Vanessa: Counterfeit


Counterfeit is the perfect title for an exhibition layered in irony and built with large-scale images of microscopic digital scans of global currency pressed with gold leaf and embedded in resin. Each image is extravagantly framed with unique  carved wood … Continue reading

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Landscape Photography – Three Photographers, Three Visions


(Puche, 2013b) The landscape of nature is like the human figure – it is a subject with endless possibilities for expression. Photographs of the environment can be appreciated simply for their depiction of beauty; they can reveal truths about our … Continue reading

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Critical Review: Maggie Taylor at Candela Gallery – “Subject to Change”


The exhibit of Maggie Taylor’s work, “Subject to Change” at Candela Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, is an intriguing and fanciful collection of photographs that seem like artifacts unearthed from the Victorian era and re-assembled by a surrealist archaeologist. Taylor’s images … Continue reading

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Portfolio Selections – States of Being


In these photographs moments in time converge to create a window through which the invisible becomes visible; they attempt to reveal a contemplative space in between two layers of reality. See more >>

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