Issue #94  10/4/2005
Contemporary Daguerreotype Shows Scheduled



The gallery space of the Daguerreian Society in Pittsburgh, Pa., together with the Silver Eye for Photography, is hosting a show of modern daguerreotypes. The show includes daguerreotypes by David Burder, Sean Culver, John Hurlock, Marc Kereun, Christopher Lovenguth, Irving Pobboravsky, Gregory Popovitch, Levon Register, Eric Rickart, Mike Robinson, Alyssa Salomon, Charlie Schreiner, Robert Schlaer, Jerry Spagnoli, Hillary Treadwell and Tom Young.

The exposition is curated by Society President Mark Johnson and is entitled "Daguerreian Niche: Works by Contemporary Artists".

I Photo Central represents three of the photographers (Robinson, Schreiner and Spagnoli) and also has work by Irv Pobboravsky for sale.

The Daguerreian Society Gallery is located at 3043 West Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh PA; phone: 1-412-343-5525, Gallery Hours: W-F, Sa from noon-5:00 pm, Th Noon-9:00 pm. Admission is free. The show will run

through October 15, 2005.


A new traveling show of alternative process work has opened. Co-curated by Jerry Spagnoli and Alyssa C. Salomon, the show includes daguerreian work by Sean Culver as well as Irv Pobboravsky and other alternative processes by Jayne Hinds Bidaut, Ellen Carey, Dan Estabrook, Deborah Luster, Dana Moore, France Scully Osterman, Mark Osterman, and Roland Wirtz.

The show is scheduled to tour: Second Street Gallery (Charlottesville, VA): 10/7-10/29/2005; McLean Project for the Arts (McLean, VA): 1/19-2/25/2006; and Southwest School of Art and Craft (San Antonio, TX): 8/31-10/22/2006.

My thanks to photo dealer Chris Wahren for the above information. Check out his auction in the article on Online Photography Week above.