The phrase "end of an era" has lost much of its meaning because it's been so overused, but I can't think of anything more appropriate to say about the impending closure of the Camera Obscura Gallery. In business since 1980, Camera Obscura was among the first galleries in the country to feature photography in a fine-art context. While it's almost impossible to imagine a time when photography wasn't regarded as an art form, owner Hal Gould remembers, and he still has the fire and the passion of an advocate for a contentious cause even though... More >>>