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INTERVIEW: Robert Heinecken – “Photographist” Pt. 2 (1996)

Porno Film Strip #4, 1972 Lithographic film 57 x 17 1/4 inches TAPE NUMBER: VII, SIDE TWO APRIL 14, 1996 LEHMER: All right. So let me rephrase that. There was an interesting statement made by an artist about the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, that they always have photography exhibited in the hallways of the museum outside of the […]

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WALKER EVANS: “A Penitent Spy (Excerpt)” (2000)

Cuba, 1933 By Belinda Rathbone, excerpt from Walker Evans: A Biography, 2000 By the late 1960′s, the influence of Walker Evans on a younger generation of American photographers had proved to be as profound as it was subtle. For an artist who never sought disciples, Evans had acquired an extraordinary range of them, far beyond […]

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ASX INTERVIEWS ANTOINE D’AGATA – “A Simple Desire to Exist” (2014)

@ Antoine d’Agata, Courtesy Magnum Photos and International Center of Photography Antoine D’Agata. A simple desire to exist. A conversation with Raphael Shammaa,.Translated from French. New York, February 7, 2014   Raphael Shammaa - How do you feel discussing your work and being asked a lot of personal questions? You must have known from the start that, […]


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 […]


DIANE ARBUS: “Arbus’s Box of Ten Photographs” (2003)

“A young family in Brooklyn going for a Sunday outing. Their baby in named Dawn. Their son is retarded.” NYC, 1966 By John Pultz, excerpt from Diane Arbus: Family Albums, 2003 The closest Arbus ever came to producing the “Family Album” was the portfolio A Box of Ten Photographs, which she dated 1970 but first offered […]