PEM presents the first retrospective of celebrated American photographer Olivia Parker

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Order of Imagination: The Photographs of Olivia Parker On view July 13 through November 11, 2019 SALEM, MA – For more than 40 years, Olivia Parker (b. 1941) has used photography to explore the relationships between vision, knowledge, and the natural world. From deceptively simple still lifes that transform the commonplace to her most recent work exploring [….]

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Samantha Scavo Examines Personal Space, and How It’s Threatened, in “Don’t Touch Me”

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by Joey Phoenix CW: Personal Space Violations, Sexual Abuse For the last couple of months, Samantha of Samantha Scavo Photography has been working on a poignant series of photographs entitled “Don’t Touch Me,” a portrait series that ties directly into the #MeToo movement, drawing attention to issues of personal autonomy, space, and violations against those [….]

Order of Imagination: The Photographs of Olivia Parker

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On view at PEM from July 13 through November 11, 2019 Exhibition Fact Sheet Salem, MA — For more than 40 years, Olivia Parker (b. 1941) has used photography to explore the relationships between vision, knowledge, and the natural world. From deceptively simple still-lifes that transform the commonplace to her most recent work exploring memory loss, Order of [….]

Observing the Winter Garden — at The House of the Seven Gables. Photo by Jim Bostick

Salem Photos – House of the Seven Gables – Jim Bostick

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I love to tell stories within my images. Within The House of the Seven Gables who couldn’t become immersed in the idea that so many lived moments have taken place within these marvelous rooms. I imagine all the people who’ve lived in this home, both real and written by Hawthorne, every time I visit this historic place. Each image creates a thoughtful moment in my picture that you, the viewer, get to finish as a story in your mind. I’m inspired by storytelling and here attempt to portray a small bit of theater.

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via Wicked Local – Capturing a world we cannot see – Images by Jim Bostick

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Capturing a world we cannot see MARBLEHEAD – From Marblehead’s Abbot Hall and Old Burial Hill to Salem’s Derby Street Wharf and Winter Island, they’re all treasures admired by North Shore residents.We’ve peered over them as subjects in paintings and images hundreds of times over, but perhaps not in the way Jim Bostick photographs them.That’s [….]