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ASX.TV: Juergen Teller – “Araki Teller Teller Araki” (2014)

ASX.TV: Juergen Teller – “Araki Teller Teller Araki” (2014)

April 4, 2014, Galerie OstLicht: opening ceremony of the show ARAKI TELLER TELLER ARAKI featuring works of two of the most important photographers of our times: Juergen Teller and Nobuyoshi Araki. The exhibition is showing new works conceived for this joint exhibition and entering into an artistic dialogue. Nobuyoshi Araki and Juergen Teller are united […]

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TOM WOOD: “Men Women” (2013)

Tom Wood – Men Women (Steidl 2013) By Peter Baker, for ASX, July 2014 It is only recently that I discovered the work of Irish born photographer Tom Wood, who, for the better part of four decades has been photographing people in Liverpool and the surrounding county of Merseyside in the UK. These pair of […]


ASX.TV: Daido Moriyama – “An Evening with Daido Moriyama” (2011)

ASX.TV: Daido Moriyama – “An Evening with Daido Moriyama” (2011)

  #21 – Daido Moriyama Before his discussion at Japan Society and re-staging of PRINTING SHOW at Aperture Foundation in New York City, we sat down with iconic Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama to talk about his career, interests and future projects.



DIANE ARBUS: “Diane Arbus MoMA Exhibition Wall Label Text” (1972)

By John Szarkowski, Director, Department of Photography, NY MoMA Diane Arbus’s pictures challenge the basic assumptions on which most documentary photography has been thought to rest, for they deal with private rather than social realities, with psychological rather than historical facts, with the prototypical and mythic rather than the topical and temporal. Her photographs record […]


REVIEW: “Untitled by Diane Arbus” (1996)

Untitled by Diane Arbus, New York, Aperture 1995 By Elsa Dorfman Originally published in The Women’s Review of Books, January 1996 Best known for her portraits of people who live on the margins of society – giants, midgets, freaks, transvestites, nudists – Diane Arbus is an undisputed master of photography. Her work is in every […]


INTERVIEW: “Diane Arbus – Nudist Exposed” (2004)

Retired man and his wife at home in a nudist camp one morning, N.J, 1963. Diane Arbus: From Modern Painters Spring 2004, Nudist Exposed by A.M. Homes ‘A documentary you said.’ ‘Yes, a piece, on the photographer Diane Arbus.’ ‘Was that how you pronounced her name? I always wondered.’ ‘Can you tell us about the […]


DIANE ARBUS: “The Eyes Have It: Gillian Wearing on Diane Arbus”

The Eyes Have It: Gillian Wearing on Diane Arbus ArtForum, Feb, 2004 by Barry Schwabsky Gillian Wearing has always emphasized her work’s affiliation with the field of documentary–for instance, with Michael Apted’s sequence of films beginning with Seven Up (1964)–over its roots in fine art. But her penchant for subjecting its documentary content to an […]

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ASX.TV: William Eggleston – “Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008″

ASX.TV: William Eggleston – “Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008″

This candid interview with photographer William Eggleston was conducted by film director Michael Almereyda on the occasion of the opening of Eggleston’s retrospective William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. A key figure in American photography, Eggleston is credited with helping to usher in the era of […]

WILLIAM EGGLESTON: “Preface from Election Eve” (1977),

WILLIAM EGGLESTON: “Preface from Election Eve” (1977)

Preface from Election Eve By Lloyd Fonvielle William Eggleston made these photographs in and around Plains, Georgia–and along the route of his journey there from Mississippi–on the eve of the 1976 Presidential election. It might seem obvious why a young photographer who had spent most of his working life recording aspects of the South should […]



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“Richard Prince @ Lowell” (2014)

Kelly Madison (Profile), 2014 17″ x 22″ c-print mounted on board By Owen Campbell, for ASX, April 2014 For a small audience in a two-room suite on the thirteenth floor of the Manhattan’s Lowell Hotel, Richard Prince showed a series of enlarged prints of screenshots taken from his twitter account. The show, which Prince and […]

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LEE FRIEDLANDER: “Lee Friedlander: Museum of Modern Art, New York” (2005)

Florida, 1963 By Carol Armstrong, originally published in ArtForum, September 2005 Walking with a friend through the Lee Friedlander retrospective at MOMA, I noticed that the two of us each had a different way of looking at almost every early street photograph on view: One of us saw the photograph a certain way right off the […]


INTERVIEW: “Interview with Chuck Close” (1987)

Big Self Portrait, 1968 Oral history interviews with Chuck Close, 1987 May 14 – Sept. 30, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Interview with Chuck Close Conducted by Judd Tully At the artist’s studio in New York City May 14, 1987 JUDD TULLY: According to published information, you were born in the state of Washington […]


TODD HIDO: “House Sitting: The Photography of Todd Hido” (1998)

  House Sitting: The Photography of Todd Hido By Andy Grundberg, originally published in Artforum, May 1, 1998 The recent vintage of most California houses doesn’t make them particularly promising settings for ghost stories. But Todd Hido, a photographer just starting to make his presence known in the Bay Area, manages to elicit the shivers associated […]


RICHARD AVEDON: “Listening to Avedon” (1995)

By Vince Leo, originally published in Afterimage, Sept-Oct, 1995 Of all Avedon’s recent testimonials, none is more concise or revealing as a short cassette tape audio tour of his 1994-95 retrospective “Evidence” made for the show’s last tour stop, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA). Culled from interviews with radio journalist and independent producer Connie Goldman […]

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INTERVIEW: About Irving Klaw – “Interview with Paula Klaw” (1980)

By Gloria Leonard, originally published in High Society,  October 1980 In an exclusive interview with Paula Klaw, Gloria uncovers the fascinating birth of commercial bondage photography in the U.S. The surprising private life of Betty Page, the all-time favorite bondage model, is revealed as well as the story of the government’s relentless efforts to stamp […]

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INTERVIEW: “Interview of Lise Sarfati by François Adragna” (2012)

Heather #03, Lemon Grove Avenue, 2009, Courtesy of  Lise Sarfati and ROSEGALLERY Lise Sarfati ‘On Hollywood’. Interview by François Adragna François Adragna: What is a photographic series? Lise Sarfati: It is a set of photographs which are linked to each other and which create a whole. Something which shuts us in and in which we cannot find […]