Roma’s images disappoint any prudish or salacious imagination of the cruising spot; there’s no sense of anything sordid, much less anything lewd happening.
” The overlapping of basic subjects, the presentation of identities and where life/energy goes, is embedded in these content matters which superficially seem to be diverse but are really very intimately related. Life is a multi-faceted coin that we each need to turn in many ways”. Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, September 2015 BF: I have been […]
Jan Hoek’s “Pattaya Sex Bible” is a quizzically interesting and chapterized set of small books, reminiscent of travel brochures or Asian cuisine menus pushed through letterboxes across Europe every day.
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“If there’re gonna be 100 people in my apartment, there are gonna be twenty or so who want to be exhibitionists and expose themselves to express themselves…”
“Daddy, do you have a Cigarette for me, I think Maybe is getting late Maybe time is running out You know, I knew somebody once Rifled through his drawers I wasn’t that suspicious, but… You know these things They happen But… muñeca Do you have a towel? See those people gather round Baby, do […]
“The images are far more erotic than most porno photographs…” By Anton Corbijn, for Tate, May 2010 I had not been aware of Kohei Yoshiyuki’s work until I saw a review of his series The Park about two years ago, which was accompanied by a photograph that caught my eye immediately. The infrared grittiness […]
A multiplicity of femininities in flux in Schorr’s 8 WOMEN By Charlie Tatum, ASX First things first: Collier Schorr’s 8 Women is strikingly beautiful. It’s comprised of thirty-two luscious, yet minimally styled, fashion shots of models, artists, and Schorr’s friends, culled from the past twenty years of her career. Many were snapped at hired shoots, […]
Jonas, London, 1995 Raphael Shammaa with Allen Frame for ASX, October 7, 2013 Raphael: Allen, you’ve accomplished a number of things in your career: photographer, curator, writer, director, producer of a highly acclaimed movie, called Four, which received awards at the Los Angeles, Urbanworld, and New Orleans Film Festivals. Let me ask you… are there enough […]
From ARTtube, Philip-Lorca diCorcia speaking about his series “Hustlers”. ASX CHANNEL: PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA
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 […]
Carla & Zizou, Brasserie Graff, 1963 Many of his photographs were taken in Paris, and anticipate the work of more contemporary photographers like Nan Goldin in that they are documents from Strömholm’s eclectic and vigorous life. By Paul Loomis, ASX, January 2013 This volume compiles photographs from several extremely hard to find books […]