Joel Meyerowitz On Frank, Winogrand and the Sixties (1987)

¬†“I thought that to make photographs, you froze everybody before the fact, but Robert never froze them except in the camera. So that was a revelation.”   Excerpt from¬†“Still Going”, from Bystander: A History of Street Photography (2001) by Colin Westerbeck and Joel Meyerowitz CW: The name we are giving to this final chapter, “Still […]

William Eggleston: ‘Draft of a Presentation’ (2003)

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 […]

WILLIAM EGGLESTON: “The Tender-Cruel Camera”

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 […]