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Judith Fox: I Still Do and Sea of Dreams, Exhibition Opening and Book Signing- Thursday, March 4th, 5:00 to 7:30

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You are invited Thursday, March 4th for an opening and book signing with Judith Fox. We are excited to exhibit two bodies of work by Fox: “I Still Do: Loving and Living with Alzheimer’s”, a powerful, poetic and universal portrayal of aging, loving, humor, mortality and hope, also the subject of a touching photographic memoir published by powerHouse. We also present, “Sea of Dreams”, an abstract depiction of haunting beauty that explores the powerful turbulence beneath the surface calm of the ocean. Seen together, these images offer both direct and metaphoric representation of deep emotion and the resilience of the human spirit. Ms. Fox will be present and signing her new book. Books available for purchase at the gallery.

WHEN: Thursday, March 4th, 2010

TIME: 5:00 to 7:30 pm

WHERE: FiftyCrows Gallery

49 Geary St, Suite 225

San Francisco, CA 94108

For more information on Judith Fox and FiftyCrows, click here.

If you would like a personal invitation please email: exhibitions@fiftycrows.org

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Gallery Closed – Reopen Thursday March 4th with a NEW exhibition by Judith Fox

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The FiftyCrows Gallery will be closed Thursday, February 18th through Wednesday, March 3rd.

Please join us on Thursday March 4th, from 5:00 to 7:30pm for the opening of a new exhibition by Judith Fox. For more information, stay tuned to upcoming blog posts and click here to see the FiftyCrows website.

Written by Zara Katz

February 16, 2010 at 7:03 pm

First Thursday Gallery Night TONIGHT- Learn about the environment through conservation photography at FiftyCrows Gallery

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FiftyCrows Gallery

The current exhibition at FiftyCrows called, A Climate for Life, comes from the International League of Documentary Photographers. This group of some of the most profound nature photographers in the world has put together a campaign of images and writing on the environment in order to inform, educate, and provide answers on what can be done to rescue our destroyed world. In the FiftyCrows Gallery, along with the 30 large scale, brightly colored, stretched canvas prints, are accompanying informational text posters about the state of the environment, the problems that we face, and the solutions that can create change. We have books for sale for $50 if you want to take the images and information home with you.

The gallery will be open until 7:30pm, TONIGHT, Thursday February 4.

Regular gallery hours are: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 11am – 6pm

Daniel Beltra – Color, texture, rainforest: An interview with a conservation photographer

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This post comes from LensFlare 35, a weekly show created by Dave Warner. Below you can watch a multimedia interview with Conservation Photographer Daniel Beltrá whose images are part of the next exhibition at the FiftyCrows Gallery opening on Thursday January 7th. Daniel is a Spanish photographer based in Seattle. His images are often shot from aerial views producing a painterly effect of textured blocks of color. Abstract and even surreal, Beltrá believes his photographs will help catalyze change in ideas and action regarding environmental preservation. He has documented several expeditions by Greenpeace to the Brazilian Amazon, the Arctic, the Southern Oceans and the Patagonian Ice Fields, among many others.

This year, Daniel was awarded the Prince’s Rainforest Project from the Sony World Photography Awards. The award, granted by Prince Charles, sent Daniel for three months to the Congo, Amazon and Indonesian rainforests to create photos for a book, website and traveling exhibition about the perilous fate of the world’s rainforests.

Read an interview with Daniel Beltra on the RESOLVE Blog –

For photographers, pursuing passions always pays off

Written by Zara Katz

January 5, 2010 at 12:45 pm

Exhibition Opening at the FiftyCrows Gallery – International League of Conservation Photographers – First Thursday Event

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A Climate for Life

Images from the International League of Conservation Photographers

Exhibition Opening

WHEN: Thursday, January 7th
TIME: 5:00 to 7:30
WHERE: FiftyCrows Gallery
49 Geary St, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94108

©Frans Lanting

A Climate For Life focuses on the global challenge of climate change and suggests ways to dramatically reduce risks to human health, economic prosperity and the planet’s irreplaceable biological diversity.

A Climate for Life exhibition is a facet of the A Climate for Life campaign  and consists of 35 images from the International League of Conservation Photographers. Powerfully combining compelling images and essays into a beautiful volume, A Climate for Life is the result of leading scientists and veteran photographers contributing their talents to showcase the topics, issues, and challenges that society must urgently face. The A Climate for Life book creates a lasting impression that ultimately the responsibility to save the earth is literally and figuratively in our hands.

©Nick Nichols

The International League of Conservation Photographers is a consortium of some of the best photographers in the world working for conservation. A project-driven organization, ILCP’s mission is to translate conservation science into compelling visual messages targeted to specific audiences. We work with leading scientists, policy makers, government leaders and conservation groups to produce the highest-quality documentary images of both the beauty and wonder of the natural world and the challenges it faces.

Featured photographers from the iLCP include: Robert Glenn Ketchum, James Balog, Frans Lanting, Cristina Mittermeier, Daniel Beltra, Michele Westmoreland, and Nick Nickels. The list of publications, exhibitions and awards among these photographers include but are not limited to: National Geographic, World Press Photo, International Center of Photography (New York), the Centre Nationale de la Photographie (Paris) Leica Medal of Excellence, the California Academy of Science (San Francisco), the Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography, Outstanding Photographer of the Year from the North American Nature Photography Association, BC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and the Sierra Club’s Ansel Adams Award.

©Daniel Beltra

Written by Zara Katz

December 31, 2009 at 2:12 pm

FiftyCrows Gallery Hours – Closed for Christmas and New Years

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The FiftyCrows Gallery will be closed for Christmas and New Years from December 24 to January 6th.

The gallery will reopen on Thursday January 7th for First Thursday San Francisco Gallery Night. The next exhibition opening at FiftyCrows is from the International League of Conservation Photographers. Look out for a following post on the exhibition and book signing.

©David Doubilet

Written by Zara Katz

December 22, 2009 at 1:52 pm

1st Thursday Gallery Night in San Francisco TONIGHT – 5 to 7:30pm – ART WOLFE’S TRAVELS TO THE EDGE

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Tonight is First Thursday Gallery opening night in San Francisco and the 49 Geary building will be packed with people coming to enjoy five floors of art galleries. Here on the second floor in suite 225, the FiftyCrows Gallery is showing Art Wolfe’s extraordinary images of wildlife, nature and people around the world. Art truly sees the magnificent beauty in the world which comes across in the focus, depth and color of his masterful images. The exhibition will be up at the FiftyCrows Gallery until the end of December.

WHEN:   Thursday December 3rd, 2009
5:00-7:30pm

WHERE:  FiftyCrows Gallery
49 Geary St – Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94108

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December 3, 2009 at 1:43 pm