Diane Arbus, from Untitled This is a 20k-word reaction to Diane Arbus’s posthumously published work Untitled by Aperture. The post comes from a long reaction post on Brad Feuerhelm’s Instagram, where various members of the photographic community replied with their thoughts about the book and its ethical boundaries. The resulting post is a […]
“It is true that he made images at a distance, at arms length as it were, but there is a considerable, rather a palpable feeling in the images that Heath is almost placing himself next to his subject”.
@ Lisette Model Estate Model’s art is definitely antibourgeois: her judgments indict the middle class’s smugness as well as its selfishness. By Max Kozloff, Excerpt from New York: Capital of Photography, 2002 Model’s art is definitely antibourgeois: her judgments indict the middle class’s smugness as well as its selfishness. For example, she depicted […]
Model saw her subjects as misshapen, almost beastly. By Joel Meyerowitz and Colin Westerbeck, text excerpt from Bystander: A History of Street Photography, 2001 Another refugee who had to stoop to hustling, scrambling, and scraping by, and ultimately to street photography to support herself, was Lisette Model. Although she came from Vienna, Model had […]
Along with Berenice Abbott and Weegee, Lisette Model became a photographer of New York. The city–the place became very important to Model–even her portraits are uniquely anchored to place. By Elsa Dorfman, Ann Thomas on Lisette Model (Published by the National Gallery of Canada to accompany an exhibition of Model’s work which travelled in the […]
“I used to feel that I should not discuss my experiences. I wanted the pictures to be judged as images only…” Steven Watson Interviews Rosalind Solomon RS: I used to feel that I should not discuss my experiences. I wanted the pictures to be judged as images only, but now I feel that it […]