Ed Snyder is having a show of his photography at St. Asaph Gallery, Feb. 17 – Mar. 16 2008.
Ed’s Upcoming Exhibits at Mugshots and Laurel Hill
Greetings! I’ll be exhibiting some of my cemetery photography at the new Mugshots CoffeeHouse location in Manayunk, Sept. 4 – 30, 2006. You can now buy products with Celestial Angel (to the left) and Cemetery (featured in Death Depicted in Cemetery Symbolism – Part 2).Mugshots CoffeeHouse & Cafe 110 Cotton Street. Philadelphia, PA 19127 Just […]
Confinement in Solitude at Mugshots
For the first time, I’ve mixed the content of one of my shows–angels and demons. I was offered the opportunity to hang work at Mugshots, a coffee house in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. As Mugshots is right across the street from Eastern State Penitentiary, I decided to show both bodies of work (especially since […]
Saving Graces: The Art of Sensual Statues in Cemeteries
On walking through just about any cemetery established after 1850, one is likely to see sensual female figures, carved, or rather released, from a variety of material – granite, marble, bronze. This is principally true in France and England, the birthplaces of “garden cemeteries.” For the uninitiated, garden cemeteries are essentially outdoor sculpture gardens, conceived […]