An Interview with Walker Evans Pt. 1 (1971)

“I was damn well going to be an artist and I wasn’t going to be a businessman.”   Interview Excerpt from, Leslie Katz with Walker Evans, 1971. Leslie Katz: You took photographs of whatever interested you? Walker Evans: Oh yes. I was a passionate photographer, and for a while somewhat guiltily. I thought it was […]

Billy Monk – “Cape Town Nightclub” (1967-1969)

  Billy Monk worked as a bouncer in the notorious Catacombs club in the dock area of Cape Town during the 1960s. For just two years, 1967 to 1969, he captured the raw energy of the club, its decadence and tragedy, its humanity and joy. They provide an extraordinarily evocative glimpse of Cape Town’s little-seen […]

Bruce Gilden – “Fresno”

In October 2010 Bruce Gilden completed the last leg of his work in Fresno, California. California has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the United States and 21.7 percent of all the riskiest loans. Here, the housing prices peaked in early 2005 and started to decline in 2006.

WALKER EVANS: “DRIVE-BY PICTURES”

Walker Evans, pictures taken from a moving automobile or train.   EXPLORE ALL WALKER EVANS ON ASX (© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.)

ASX.TV: Bruce Gilden – “Everybody Street” (2011)

Director Cheryl Dunn was commissioned by the Seaport Museum New York to make a documentary about photographers who have used New York City street life as a common thread in their work. Produced by ALLDAYEVERYDAY, Everybody Street premiered at the museum in conjunction with the exhibit Alfred Stieglitz New York and was released in segments […]

An Interview with Enrique Metinides: Death, Gore and Crying at Night

“So I got used to seeing dead people—and more dead people—and I took their pictures. And we would go to where the dead person was, and since the authorities then the reporter do his work, we would go right inside the houses where the crime had occurred, on the street, in the factory, in a […]