“I was drawing upon things that I’ve learned and those are not necessarily intellectual things.” Dorian Devens and Philip-Lorca diCorcia, 2003 PLDC: I don’t consider myself to be an intellectual, you know, I think I’ve met enough intellectuals to know what a really smart person is… analytical I might be, but, you know, one […]
Engström looks backwards but forwards too. Tout va bien – Everything is all right.
The Montgomery County Alabama Sheriff’s Office discovered arrest logs and photographs from the time of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-56) and the Freedom Rides (1961).
Ponte City came to stand for urban decay and criminality, and in some of the more right-wing imaginings, as a symbol of the failure of black majority rule.
The content may criticize the media or the state or the history of photography, but I would be disappointed if the work were reducible to any one of those things.
“The time when a picture is taken is like an emotion, it’s like a sexual encounter. It’s like a fuck! So, timing is very important.”
“Drive, look, and photograph. That was the beauty of it—it didn’t matter where I went.”
I was, part of a youth culture, a movement. And I greatly embraced this liberating music and club life, which was in such stark contrast to the posy-dressy 80s.
Cariou sued Prince and Gagosian, alleging that Prince’s Canal Zone works and exhibition catalog infringed on Cariou’s copyrights in the incorporated ‘Yes Rasta’ photographs.
The photographer once stated dryly that the centripetal composition of all of his pictures was based on the Confederate Flag.
Entartete delivers solitary sex and guilt and self-revelation so fierce that sometimes it leaves you gasping. By Eugenie Shinkle, ASX, July 2015 Entartete is German for ‘degenerate’. It’s the title of Rita Lino’s latest book. Picked out in lurid Gothic script, the word greets you like the opening credits of a horror movie, leaving […]
“I came to believe that there was something more meaningful going on––something stronger and more compelling, something that seemed almost woven into the fabric of the American psyche.”