Thomas Ruff talks to Philip Pocock (1993)

Thomas Ruff talks to Philip Pocock (1993) Philip Pocock: Unlike the Neue Sachlichkeit of Sander or Renger-Patzsch, there is a clear crisis of belief in the objectivity of your medium in your work. True or false? Thomas Ruff: It’s both. It’s true and false. They also used the camera as an instrument to take pictures. […]

INTERVIEW: “Manufactured Landscapes: An Interview with Ed Burtynsky” (2006)

“Manufactured Landscapes”: An Interview with Ed Burtynsky John K. Grande : What made you decide to start your photo lab, Toronto Image Works? Ed Burtynsky : When I graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic, there was no access to professional darkrooms in Toronto. After four years of working at home in the basement, I realized how inefficient […]

An Interview with Lewis Baltz

“I don’t think we need that at all, any more; we already know, to the point of ennui, what the world looks like in photographs.”   Interview with Lewis Baltz: Jean-Pierre Greff and Elisabeth Milon The photographer Lewis Baltz, originally from California, has spent the past thirty years, mainly in urban and suburban surroundings, bringing […]

INTERVIEW: “An Interview with Therese Mulligan, Curator of Photography, The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY” (1998)

An Interview with Therese Mulligan (1998), Curator of Photography, The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY By Richard Leslie Interviewer’s Statement Therese Mulligan, Curator of Photography, George Eastman House , is unable to participate in ASCI’s upcoming panel “Collectibility & the Digital Print.” However, she graciously answered a number of questions developed from informal consultations with […]

Judy Fiskin Interviewed by John Divola

“For me, looking at small images somehow recreates the experience of looking through a viewfinder. When you are looking through a viewfinder of a thirty-five millimeter camera the scale disappears; you don’t know the size of the object you are looking at. It’s like receiving an image directly into your brain.”   Judy Fiskin Interviewed […]

INTERVIEW: “Oral History Interview with Imogen Cunningham – June 9th, 1975”

Oral history interview with Imogen Cunningham, 1975 June 9, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Interview with Imogen Cunningham Conducted by Paul J. Karlstrom and Louise Katzman At the Artist’s home in San Francisco, California June 9, 1975 The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview with Imogen Cunningham on June […]

INTERVIEW: “An Interview With Susan Sontag” (1975)

  An Interview With Susan Sontag Geoffrey Movius: In one of your recent essays on photography in The New York Review of Books, you write that “no work of imaginative literature can have the same authenticity as a document,” and that there is “a rancorous suspicion in America of anything that seems literary.” Do you […]

Dorothea Lange Interview (1964)

  “I got interested in the snapshots and I realized that at that time something that’s never left me, and that is, the great visual importance of what’s in people’s snapshots that they don’t know is there. I mean, what great photographs that there are in snapshots. I’d say that many great photographs are in […]

An Interview with Garry Winogrand (1981)

 Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1957   “I think that those kind of distinctions and lists of titles like “street photographer” are so stupid.”   From Visions and Images: American Photographers on Photography, Interviews with photographers by Barbara Diamonstein, 1981–1982, Rizoli: New York Garry Winogrand is one of the most important photographers at work in America today. His […]

INTERVIEW: "Harry M. Callahan Interview, February 13, 1975"

← Previous Page · 1 | 2 · Next Page → TAPE 1, SIDE B ROBERT BROWN: . . . you needed that. HARRY M. CALLAHAN: Yeah. ROBERT BROWN: The documentary experience he had? HARRY M. CALLAHAN: Yeah. Not that he wanted to do it anymore but he could teach it. He didn’t really want […]