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ArtBeat: Joe Putrock

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Damn the cell phone! Full speed ahead!

That might be the battlecry of Joe Putrock, Albany photographer and drummer for the band with the best name in Nippertown – the Charlie Watts Riots.

The cell phone – or perhaps more accurately the cell phone camera – drove Polaroid out of the instant-film business last year, but apparently the instant-photography business isn’t quite dead yet, and Putrock seems determined to breath new life into it as a means of artistic expression.

Joe Putrock: White Ribbon/Red Balloon

Joe Putrock: White Ribbon/Red Balloon


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