Tag: Career

How Dance And Photography Influenced This Museum Curator’s Career

Isolde Brielmaier is curator-at-large at the International Center of Photography and, as of last week, the new deputy director of the New Museum in Manhattan. A citizen of the world and a style icon, Brielmaier, originally from Seattle, was a ballet dancer who performed in both Germany and New York City while attending Columbia University. After receiving her PhD from Columbia, she worked at the SCAD Museum of Art and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, but her first big museum job was as program manager at the Guggenheim. In addition to her work with the ICP, she also teaches

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Ryan Adams, Shunned by Music Biz, Pleads for Labels to Rescue Career

Ryan Adams, the singer-songwriter who has been largely persona non grata in the music business since multiple women alleged abuse beginning in early 2019, has taken to Instagram to beg record labels for “a second chance to make some music,” saying he is “scared” he will lose his home, his studio and his indie label in the coming months.

The desperate tone in Adams’ Instagram posts has been evident for weeks, but came to a head in messages he posted early Tuesday, in which he said he expected to be homeless soon and implored labels to “help other people believe

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AP Photographer Kathy Willens Retires, Reflects On Career

Kathy Willens / AP Photo

World heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali has his headgear adjusted by trainer Chris Dundee, in Miami Beach on Dec. 21, 1977.

When Kathy Willens graduated from college, she was mostly resigned to becoming a starving artist. Instead, she became a photographer, and worked for the Associated Press for nearly 45 years, winning multiple awards for her coverage of breaking and general news, features, sports, fashion, and celebrities.

When Willens started, there were very few women photojournalists working alongside her, and the entire industry was an analog one — with photographers developing their own film and writing

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Sobia A. Shaikh’s Incredible Career Shows How to Succeed as a Lifestyle Influencer

Sobia A. Shaikh is a 51-year-old social media influencer, a lifestyle blogger, and a content creator. She is also the face behind the popular lifestyle blog, www.shaikhenandstirred.com.

She began her incredible career in Karachi, Pakistan, her country of birth. Sobia holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising Degree and worked for six years for Young & Rubicam, an advertising agency in Pakistan. She also worked as a fashion model and appeared on runways for a short time.

The creative fashion guru would later relocate to San Francisco after her wedding in 1997. Her passion for fashion would not

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5 of the Best Non-Photography Books That Shaped My Career

From modern-day yogis like Kelly Slater to Tim Ferriss, all have one piece of advice that I will paraphrase here: if you want to excel at your craft, you must always be the student, not a master, and immerse yourself into your discipline at all times.

As creative professionals, we can’t always be painting, cooking, shooting, etc., so we naturally turn from producing to seeking inspiration and education. However, what many young photographers get wrong is to only source materials directly connected to their discipline, i.e., photography books. This mistake is an honest one, but I am here to tell

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Anila Sajja Opens Up About Her Fashion Career and Signature Style

Anila Sajja may be new to the glamorous world of reality TV, but the mom of two is a seasoned pro when it comes to all things fashion. The Married to Medicine rookie recently sat down with BravoTV.com to dish on her signature style and her fashion career, including her successful blog, Peplum & Bubblegum.

Anila’s fashion roots run deep. “I remember growing up playing dress up with my sister and my friends,” she recalled to BravoTV.com. Later she worked in retail, eventually making her way into the fashion and cosmetic industry. “I made myself move to New York

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