Thomas Weski: Interview With Cooper Blade

“I think Michael felt the need to discuss the meaning and importance of American photography with a younger generation in Germany who had no experience with these kinds of elderly figures. The National Socialists had either killed or persecuted them in Germany, so for my generation there was no elderly generation in photography.”

Shape of Light: One Hundred Years of Zombietude

“While photographic techniques and mysteries are patiently explained, the paintings present are left simply to be. Everywhere one sees photographers paying homage to painters, nowhere the reverse. A fact which speaks inadvertent volumes.”

Keiichi Tanaami on “Pop Art”

“I have never thought of myself as a pop artist. However, when I was young there was a time when I was influenced by the methodologies and techniques of pop artists, such as Warhol.”

Juergen Teller Discussing “Go-Sees” and Ping-Pong

from Go-Sees @ Juergen Teller “For me I realised, in a way, within that period, ninety-eight/ninety-nine, kind of stepping back from fashion, realised what kind of a sense of power you have as a man, and what sense of power you have as a photographer.” – Juergen Teller Excerpt from an interview with the Tate, […]

Damien Hirst – For the Love of God

To accompany Tate Modern’s major survey of Damien Hirst’s work, the artist’s iconic diamond-covered skull ‘For the Love of God’ (2007) was shown in the Turbine Hall.

Nan Goldin – “TateShots” (2014)

‘My work has always come from empathy and love’ says American photographer Nan Goldin. Goldin began taking photographs as a teenager in Boston, Massachusetts. Her earliest works, black-and-white images of drag queens, were celebrations of the subcultural lifestyle of the community to which she belonged and which she continued to document throughout the 1990s. During […]

Mark Ruwedel – “Studio Visit” (2013)

A clutter-filled studio is a route to creativity, says photographer Mark Ruwedel. From his home in Long Beach, California, Mark Ruwedel, shows us around his studio and talks about why it can take him years to complete a photographic series, after an evolving process of sifting and selection. One such series involved a 14-year study […]