“I’ll see a house and think, ‘But how is it going to add to my body of work?’ And that’s dangerous. A lot of times I just won’t take it.” By Justin Berton, February 1, 2006 From the outside, Todd Hido’s home looks perfectly normal. You might even pass it by without a second thought. […]
By Paul Graham It’s so easy it’s ridiculous. It’s so easy that I can’t even begin – I just don’t know where to start. After all, it’s just looking at things. We all do that. It’s simply a way of recording what you see – point the camera at it, and press a button. […]
It’s hard for me to describe the fascination that William Eggleston’s photographs exert on me. William Eggleston: Draft of a Presentation By Thomas Weski It’s hard for me to describe the fascination that William Eggleston’s photographs exert on me. More than twenty years ago, I bought William Eggleston’s Guide, the catalogue of his solo […]
The work of late American photographer Francesca Woodman, produced from the mid- to late-1970s, displays a unique artistic displacement and transformation of ‘feminine’ identity.
The choice of subject matter seemed to some critics to be totally indiscriminate, as though William Eggleston has applied no criteria at all. William Eggleston: The Tender-Cruel Camera By Thomas Weski ‘I don’t particularly like what’s around me.’ I said that could be a good reason to take pictures. He said: ‘You know, that’s […]
The lesson often learned from The Americans was not one of content or meaning, but a realization of the enormous strength of the attitude behind it. What a poem this is, what poems can be written about this book of pictures some day… — Jack Kerouac By Jno Cook for Exposure Magazine, Volume […]
Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1957 “I think that those kind of distinctions and lists of titles like “street photographer” are so stupid.” From Visions and Images: American Photographers on Photography, Interviews with photographers by Barbara Diamonstein, 1981–1982, Rizoli: New York Garry Winogrand is one of the most important photographers at work in America today. His […]