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Vintage Burlesque from Mexico
WATANABE KATSUMI: “GANGS OF KABUKICHO”
The subjects in Watanabe’s photographs are the prostitutes, street people, Drag Queens, entertainers and gangsters (Yakuza) that populated Kabukicho at night.
Jerry Brendt: Scene from 1960’s Boston – ‘The Combat Zone’
‘The Combat Zone’ was the name given to the roughest area in Boston at the end of the 1960s, full of violence, sexual exploitation and racial war. In 1967, Harvard University commissioned Jerry Berndt to explore this Boston of shadows and vice. Like a war reporter, the […]
Robert Frank’s “From the Bus” (1958)
In the summer of 1958, several months before The Americans made its debut in France, Frank began experimenting with moving pictures.
ANONYMOUS GULF WAR: ‘WELCOME IN IRAQ’
Found images from the Gulf War showing ‘How the West was Won’. Ride ’em cowboy.
CIVIL RIGHTS MUG SHOTS (“WE SHALL OVERCOME”)
The Montgomery County Alabama Sheriff’s Office discovered arrest logs and photographs from the time of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-56) and the Freedom Rides (1961).
Araki Loves Polaroids
“The time when a picture is taken is like an emotion, it’s like a sexual encounter. It’s like a fuck! So, timing is very important.”
Dry Bodies, Bad Dreams, Haifa Street. Found Images from the Iraq War.
“Every dried out mummy-corpse, every dead child, every snarl of these fucking dogs – it’s like they invade my dreams- I can’t get relief either awake or asleep.”
The American Psyche on Display: Roger Minick’s ‘Sightseer’
“I came to believe that there was something more meaningful going on––something stronger and more compelling, something that seemed almost woven into the fabric of the American psyche.”
Seiji Kurata: Shashin Workshop No. 8 1976
Excerpts from “Shashin Workshop No. 8.” Japan: Shashin Workshop Group, 1976, First Edition, PB, 72 pp, 28 x 14 cm, b/w photos, text in Japanese. Nobuyoshi ARAKI, Daido MORIYAMA, Shomei TOMATSU, Noriaki YOKOSUKA, Masahisa FUKASE, Eikoh HOSOE, Seiji KURATA, editors/photographers A rare volume from the scarce Photography Workshop Group founded […]
Ed van der Elsken – “Love on the Left Bank” (1954)
Dutch photographer and filmmaker Ed van der Elsken relocated to Paris in 1950. There he found a bohemian group and began closely following and photographing their everyday movements, intertwining fiction and reality in a new genre of photography book. The book focuses on the Left Bank of Paris at the time when the area was […]