Selected images from Lisbon Exhibition North South, East West by Curator Hilda Yasseri are now on display at Galeria Almada Negreiros in The Portuguese Consulate in Toronto through April 1, 2019.
With sincere gratitude to the Cultural Center of Cascais and the Canadian Embassy in Portugal. PHOTO: This week’s closing reception of North South, East West in Lisbon The image St. James Hotel, Montreal was chosen for the Foundation’s permanent collection. Picture l to r : Isabel Alvarenga (Museum Director), Salvato Teles de Menezes (President of […]
North South, East West Ted Witek (1957- ) was born and raised in Connecticut. He left the United States for Germany in 2001, moving to Portugal in 2004. He immediately fell in love with the country and its people. Having the artistic good fortune to travel many times to the North and South of […]
Having just ‘retired’ after over 30 years in the pharmaceutical business (early days as a bench scientist, middle years as a clinical scientist, and the past decade as a President and CEO), I find myself being asked a spectrum of questions, especially now that I have more time for my photography. Will I be pursuing […]
Ted recently visited Antonio José Costa in Lisbon to finalize the last printing for our upcoming shows “Bogota in Berlin in Toronto” and “You are Sleeping in Holy Rooms”. Antonio’s retouching is not with Photoshop but with a fine brush and special dye to insure no blemishes—stunning silver gelatin prints on fiber now arrived in […]
In 2004 photographer Ted Witek discovered Berlin’s historic Hotel Bogota, host to some of the biggest political, cultural and literary figures of the twenties and thirties. Among them: jazz legend Benny Goodman, avant-guard fashion photographer Yva – and her prized pupil Helmut Newton, who’s prolific and erotic photos were later to become a mainstay of Vogue and other fashion books...