Dennis Hopper with Tony Shafrazi (Excerpts) (1999)

Jane Fonda (with bow and arrow), 1965 “No, no. Everybody’s confused. My whole written history is one big lie! [laughs] I mean, I can’t even believe my history.” – Dennis Hopper   Dennis Hopper with Tony Shafrazi, Interview excerpts from Index Magazine, 1999 Tony: It’s a long time since I talked to you. So what […]

Just Allowing it to Be – A Conversation with Ian North (2012)

Felicia 16 (Goolwa, Fleurieu Peninsula), 1976 Just Allowing it to Be: A Conversation with Ian North1 This is an edited excerpt of a conversation between artist Ian North and curator Pedro de Almeida that was undertaken in North’s studio in Adelaide, Australia in December 2012. The impetus for the meeting was research for a presentation […]

An Interview with John Baldessari (1992)

Two Bison/Group of Bison (With Blue Shape), 1990 “In the sixties the scene in Los Angeles was beginning to get some attention.”   The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview with John Baldessari on April 4, 1992. The interview took place in Santa Monica, CA and was conducted by Christopher […]

Northern England in the ’90’s – An Interview with Ken Grant (2013)

  “Growing up in the North of England I was soon conscious that by the mid 1970s that any wave of joy that had arrived with the evolving beat music of the 1960 had been tempered by sharp recessions (although we never called them that)…”   By Benjamin Tree, ASX UK, March 2013 The Format […]

An Interview with Joachim Brohm (2013)

Taxi, from Ohio © Joachim Brohm, courtesy Brancolini Grimaldi   “That was the mid- to late 70s and photography was not an art at that time – it was photography. It was advertising photography, and it was journalism.”   By Fanny Landstrom, ASX London, March 2013 So, this is your first UK solo exhibition? Yes it is. […]

Money, Paint and Jokes – An Interview with Richard Prince (2007)

“I thought these new models were more generic and less identifiable and could make it seem like after the logo and copy were cropped out that the re-photographed image could be more my own.”   An Interview with Richard Prince by Brian Appel, 2007 BRIAN APPEL: Hope you had a chance to read my review […]

ASX Interviews Antoinette de Jong and Robert Knoth (2012)

Afghanistan @ Robert Knoth & Antoinette de Jong “It becomes very focused on just a few things, like religious extremism, terrorist groups, attacks, the Taliban, and Afghans beating their wives.  These kinds of stories are what everyone is after.” By Paul Loomis exclusively for ASX, Interview conducted on Monday, February 11th, 2013 Antoinette De Jong […]

Robert Frank Interviewed at Wellesley College (1977)

“It was logical for me to get off doing still photography after becoming a success at it. I think it would just become a repeat—I would repeat myself.”   An interview with Robert Frank, from one of ten symposiums at Wellesley College 1977 called “Photography within the Humanities”. Robert Frank: I’m just trying to, as they say, […]

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An Interview with Raymond Moore (1981)

Workington, 1977   “I always see what is vanishing and melancholic. Images flit across the face of things and are gone.”   By Ian Jeffrey, originally published in Creative Camera magazine, March/April 1981 Ian Jeffrey: Have you ever tried to, or wanted to, take pictures which summed up a society or a place? Raymond Moore: […]

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An Interview with Thomas Alleman – “Dancing in the Dragon’s Jaws” (2012)

  Interview with Thomas Alleman, originally published in ZYZZVA, December 2012 By Lucy Schiller From 1985 to 1988, photographer Thomas Alleman worked in a jimmy-rigged laundryroom-cum-darkroom to document the life, passion, and spirit of one of the most prominent and historic gay neighborhoods in the world—San Francisco’s Castro District—in the face of AIDS. His latest […]

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An Interview with Robert Heinecken – “Photographist” Pt. 2 (1996)

Porno Film Strip #4, 1972 Lithographic film 57 x 17 1/4 inches TAPE NUMBER: VII, SIDE TWO APRIL 14, 1996 LEHMER: All right. So let me rephrase that. There was an interesting statement made by an artist about the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, that they always have photography exhibited in the hallways of the museum outside of the […]