Arts and Culture

Ten shows to see during Month of Photography

This year's version of Month of Photography is not going to be typecast, no way. The very breadth of the 2013 citywide photography showcase is astonishing and diverse, viewing photographic media from every perspective: In black-and-white and color, super-real and fantastically altered, analog and digital, projected, and cut up and put back together in collages, as demonstrated in works by camera nuts from around the world and right next door.

Even MoP maven Mark Sink, who says MoP has tripled in size since its last incarnation in 2011, had a hard time narrowing the local shows popping up all month along the Front Range to just ten. But we tried, anyway, though we're cheating a bit by including some additional MoP story links below (and there's even more at MoP 2013 online). After that, we serve up our high-profile top ten, in no particular order. Read on.

See also: -PHOS: Light Today at the New Colorado Photographic Arts Center Gallery - Traveling Route 40: Celebrating the Character of Colfax Avenue - Abecedarian Gallery showcases photographic artists' books for Month of Photography 2013

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