TateShots – “Bruce Davidson’s ‘Subway'” (2012)

In the 1980s the Subway in New York was poorly run, poorly lit and considered dangerous. Photographer Bruce Davidson decided to head underground to embark on what he called ‘a voyage of discovery’. In Davidson’s own words, ‘I wanted to transform the subway from its dark, degrading, and impersonal reality into images that open up […]

Bruce Davidson – “A Lifetime with Leica” (2012)

Renowned photojournalist and Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson has been acclaimed for over half a century for his searing images of street gangs, circus performers and the civil rights struggles of the 1960s, all captured with a remarkable directness, truth and power that transcends the concept of style. Here is a portrait of Bruce Davidson with […]

Bruce Gilden – “Fort Myers”

In September of 2008, Bruce Gilden began a project that set out to document foreclosures in America. Beginning in Fort Myers, Florida — the foreclosure capital of the East Coast — Gilden, with his knack for shining both a literal and figurative light on the forgotten, set out to capture the fallout of the subprime […]

Bruce Gilden – “Fresno”

In October 2010 Bruce Gilden completed the last leg of his work in Fresno, California. California has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the United States and 21.7 percent of all the riskiest loans. Here, the housing prices peaked in early 2005 and started to decline in 2006.

ASX.TV: Alex Webb – “The Suffering of Light”

In this edited excerpt, Alex Webb discusses The Suffering of Light, the first comprehensive monograph charting the career of the acclaimed American photographer. Recognized as a pioneer of American color photography, since the 1970s, Webb has consistently created photographs characterized by intense color and light. His work, with its richly layered and complex composition, touches […]

ASX.TV: Weegee – “Weegee Tells How”

Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee, was a New York city freelance news photographer from the 1930s to the 1950s. Here he talks about his career and gives advice to those wanting to become news photographers.   ASX CHANNEL: WEEGEE