“I was drawing upon things that I’ve learned and those are not necessarily intellectual things.” Dorian Devens and Philip-Lorca diCorcia, 2003 PLDC: I don’t consider myself to be an intellectual, you know, I think I’ve met enough intellectuals to know what a really smart person is… analytical I might be, but, you know, one […]
The content may criticize the media or the state or the history of photography, but I would be disappointed if the work were reducible to any one of those things.
From ARTtube, Philip-Lorca diCorcia speaking about his series “Hustlers”. ASX CHANNEL: PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA
Philip-Lorca diCorcia Hustlers September 12 – November 2, 2013 525 and 533 West 19th Street, David Zwirner, New York ASX CHANNEL: PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA
For the very first time in Europe, the SCHIRN will host a comprehensive survey on the oeuvre of US photographer PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA. Born in 1951, diCorcia is one of the most important and influential photographers of today. 20 JUNE — 8 SEPTEMBER 2013 Curator: Katharina Dohm (SCHIRN) ASX CHANNEL: PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA (All rights reserved. Film […]
W, March #14, 2000 by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia The warp in the fabric of Art History that connects Walker Evans and Kenneth Anger links social consciousness and narcissism, formalism and formlessness, the private and public, the oblique and the blunt, the tried and the true, the here today and the gone tomorrow. Cinnamon and sugary and […]
“I mean I never took photography to be anything that I considered to be truthful.” Dorian Devens and Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Transcription of a conversation on The Speakeasy, WFMU.org, 2003 Dorian Devens: How did you get started in photography? Philip-Lorca diCorcia: I was a student in an art college and it was more or less […]
“In fashion, the more a model acts like a model, the less successful the pictures are for me. And it’s kind of the same with the hustlers and the pole dancers: the more self-conscious they are and try to give me what they think I want, the less interesting it is.”