Kent Krugh in Adore Noir Magazine

Kent Krugh is featured in issue #41 of Adore Noir.

"Kent Krugh’s Speciation exposes the mystery within the apparatus; the resulting photographs are a mixture of the clear and the opaque. The possibility inherent within each machine is palpable. How can these various combinations of circles and squares bring forth the magic that we call photographs? The machines themselves are things of beauty."

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"Alchemists" in the Boston Globe

Magic in the prick of a pin. Friend riddles vintage photos with holes; her photographs of them sparkle. Bloomfield, a pinhole photographer, makes gauzy, eerie images with a 19th-century process that mixes in watercolors.

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Alchemists in What Will You Remember?

As anyone who has stood over a darkroom tray can attest, photography transforms light and chemistry into magic all the time. Panopticon Gallery is infusing its own enchantment into the holiday season with Alchemists, two solo exhibits by photographers Amy Friend and Diana H. Bloomfield, who use light and chemicals in diverse alternative processes to create elegant imagery reminiscent of the past.

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At Sea in Feature Shoot

Still, at a time when the future of our oceans is uncertain, At Sea avoids sentimentality. This show isn’t so nostalgic as it is mysterious...These pictures take us far from home– at times, they might even frighten us– and in the end, that’s what draws us to them. See At Sea at Panopticon Gallery through October 31st, 2017.

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"At Sea" Reviewed by Elin Spring

With work as varied as the sea itself, the artists in this exhibit capture its moody changeability, from serene calm to portent turbulence. Amy Friend’s spaciously composed seascapes recall languid summer afternoons at the beach, our hazy dreams conjured in her frothy, hand-painted surf. Diana H. Bloomfield’s delicately layered tri-color gum bichromate prints achieve a nostalgic palette and texture in her tranquil, fluid meditations.

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"At Sea" in Improper Bostonian

The oldest photography gallery in the city sails into a new chapter with At Sea, Panopticon’s first show under a new director and owner since temporarily closing its Hotel Commonwealth doors in April.

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