Madonna 66 1000 Limited Edition ‘Madonna 66’ is the complete collection of 66 lost and found Polaroids, shot by Richard Corman on Friday June 17th 1983. Published for the first time, the 66 Polaroids accompany a 14-page film treatment ‘Cinde Rella’ for which Madonna was casting for […]
“This is what we did. How did it happen? How could we?” – Dorothea Lange
@ Meryl Meisler “The change we monitored came to us through the shifting tides of our visual culture and the places that would slowly evaporate under the “future”. Disco Clubs, roller-skating rinks, the ma & pa stores, these places are where change happens”. Everything had changed quite dramatically in the neighborhood. The sounds of children […]
There are no names, just awkward glue marks and yellowing tape- completing a metaphor for the supine bodies within.
William Gedney, largely unknown in art world, outside of a few colleagues and curators, including John Szarkowski, Lee Friedlander, and Diane Arbus.
Many Japanese photographers came to New York to take photographs in the seventies and eighties, Kitajima arguably produced the best. Keizo Kitajima spent six months in New York roaming it’s gritty streets and hanging out in its clubs. He presented a vision of eighties New York, full of energy, decadence and moments of […]
“There is a sense in which this kind of photography involves taking something from people without giving them something in return.”
Courtesy of THESE AMERICANS
Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink “I had just purchased a Yashica Mat at a pawnshop and as usual I was out riding around looking for something to shoot. I happened upon an old wooden structure built in the 30’s in rural southern Hillsborough County (Tampa, FL) – the sign read Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink. That […]
I’ve read enough Marquis de Sade to understand that sitting on objects such as candles, improperly folded parchment, and wax encrusted rope can offer a certain sense of pleasure within the penal system, but for some reason, the idea to sit on a bear head, magazine, or American flag had completely escaped my reasoning or […]
Jackie O. sued him (twice), Marlon Brando broke his jaw and Richard Burton’s bodyguards beat him up bad. Dubbed “Paparazzo Extraordinaire” by Newsweek and “the Godfather of the U.S. paparazzi culture” by Timemagazine and Vanity Fair, Ron Galella has historically been regarded as one of the most controversial celebrity photographers in the world. http://www.rongalella.com/ (All […]