Child’s Play in Helen Levitt’s Early Photographs (2009)

By focusing her lens specifically on the urban street child, Levitt revived an iconographic tradition that gained significance in nineteenth century realist traditions concerned with the fate of the urban poor.   By Elizabeth Gand, “Child’s Play in Helen Levitt’s Early Photographs” “The unconscious obsession we photographers have is that wherever we go we want to […]

Daido Moriyama – “An Evening with Daido Moriyama” (2011)

  #21 – Daido Moriyama http://www.japansociety.org/webcast/an-evening-with-daido-moriyama Before his discussion at Japan Society and re-staging of PRINTING SHOW at Aperture Foundation in New York City, we sat down with iconic Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama to talk about his career, interests and future projects.

‘The’ American Photographer – William Klein (2003)

William Klein is an American photographer. One is tempted to say that he is the American photographer   By Anthony Lane, Excerpt from Nobody’s Perfect: Writings from the New Yorker William Klein is an American photographer. One is tempted to say that he is the American photographer; among his coevals, only Richard Avedon can match […]

Henri-Cartier Bresson: “Arrogant Purpose” (1947)

Not all of Cartier-Bresson’s photographs are of equal merit. Certain of them are tinged with that artiness which, whether plastic or anecdotal, has so far haunted almost all ambitious photography in the twentieth century. By Clement Greenberg and John O’Brian (Feb 15, 1988) Excerpt from Review of the Whitney Annual and Exhibitions of Picasso and Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Nation, […]

WEEGEE

Aaron Schuman: Slant InterviewEssaysInterviewsPhotobookPhotographyWeegee: “Life and Death (Mostly Death) in the Streets” (2010)EssaysFamous Photographers Tell How – An Interview with Weegee (1958)DocumentaryInterviewsMary Margaret McBride with Weegee (1945)InterviewsASX.TV: Weegee – “Weegee Tells How”ASX.TVOtherASX.TV: Weegee – “The Real Weegee” (1993)ASX.TVWeegee and the Jewish Question (1997)EssaysHighlightsStreet Photography

MARK COHEN

ASX.TV: Mark Cohen – “Photographer” (1982)Street Photography

LEON LEVINSTEIN

Leon Levinstein – “Leon Levinstein’s Street Photography”ASX.TV Street Photography

Class Time with Garry Winogrand (1974 – 1976)

  By O.C. Garza The years were 1974, 1975 and 1976. Step back to those years in what was the active, peaceful city of Austin, Texas. The city is nestled hard against the banks of the Colorado River that knives through central Texas. This state governmental seat was changing as it always has and always […]