Joel Meyerowitz On Frank, Winogrand and the Sixties (1987)

 “I thought that to make photographs, you froze everybody before the fact, but Robert never froze them except in the camera. So that was a revelation.”   Excerpt from “Still Going”, from Bystander: A History of Street Photography (2001) by Colin Westerbeck and Joel Meyerowitz CW: The name we are giving to this final chapter, “Still […]

ASX.TV: Hamburger Eyes – “Documentary”

This is a short documentary about Hamburger Eyes ..the most epic magazine ever.. Directed by Nick Fogarty, it explores the notion of street Photography in San Francisco and interviews the photographers that put together the black and white photozine Hamburger Eyes. Shot on 16mm. Enjoy.

INTERVIEW: “An Interview with Arnold Newman”

Arms Dealer Arnold Krupp By Alexis Anne Clements Alexis Clements: When you prepare for a photo shoot are you more methodical or spontaneous? Arnold Newman: Both of the above. Whenever I want to photograph someone, I read about them. I read biographies. If they are painters or scientists, I know their work. This is all […]

JOHN DIVOLA: "Artificial Nature" (2002)

Artificial Nature by John Divola Over twenty years ago I read an essay by Arthur C. Clarke that occasionally comes to mind. Clarke was speculating on the certainty that mankind would develop artificial intelligence, and that eventually such intelligence would have the ability to learn, move through the world, and act. It would not be […]

INTERVIEW: “Interview with Beaumont Newhall” (1965)

Beaumont Newhall at his home outside Albuquerque, 1974 by Bill Jay Interview with Beaumont Newhall Conducted by Joseph Trovato at the George Eastman House. January 23, 1965. JOSEPH TROVATO: This interview with Mr. Beaumont Newhall is taking place at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, January 23, 1965. Mr. Newhall, your name has been associated with […]

SULTAN & MANDEL: “Evidence – Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel” (1977)

In 1977, photographers Larry Sultan (USA) and Mike Mandel (USA) published a book of photographs entitled Evidence. Accompanied by an exhibition in the same year at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this project was the culmination of a three-year search through the files and archives of over one hundred American government agencies, educational […]

Mary Ellen Mark – ‘Ward 81’ (1979)

Physically, she says, she’s never been the same since, and she’s scared she never will be. She’s afraid she may never be free of Ward 81. By Karen Folger Jacobs At first glance, they could be almost any group of women in any institutional lounge or day room–college students, staff personnel, or patients in any […]

ASX.TV: Chris Burden – “Shoot” (1971)

Chris Burden’s conceptual performance from the early 1970s. Shot on Super-8, 16mm film, and half-inch video. Guided by the artist’s comments on both the works and the documentative process.