New Mexico, 1957 (Figure 13) Part I By Carl Chiarenza Originally Published in IMAGE Magazine: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Volume 34, Number 3–4, Fall–Winter, 1991 Sometimes an idea gets the better of us as individuals, as professionals, as artists, as essayers of a […]
“One thing I always try to do, if possible, is never to speak mildly or softly. I don’t think any photographer should. You should speak loud and clear. And that’s the way I try to take my pictures.” Jem Cohen: In the mid-1980s, when I first came to New York and lived with my […]
An Exclusive Interview with Robert Frank, Robert Frank’s Studio, New York, July 22, 2007
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 […]
ASX CHANNEL: ANTHONY HERNANDEZ (All images @ and Anthony Hernandez)
“For me, everything is sacred, whether I’m photographing a human being or a statue or the good earth. It’s sacred, I absorb it. I want to absorb it.” Interview with Bruce Davidson, The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU/Chicago), November, 2006 Q: You’re on the streets of Chicago, wandering into Pentecostal churches, how did that initial […]
#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.
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 […]
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, […]
This short film is dedicated to the life, work and wonderful mystery of Ms. Vivian Maier. All images and 8mm by Vivian Maier.
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