William Eggleston – “TateShots” (2014)

Known for his rich and complex images of the American South, William Eggleston is the godfather of colour photography. Though his images record a particular place at a certain point in time, Eggleston is not interested in their documentary qualities. Instead, when asked what he is photographing, Eggleston simply answers ‘Life today’. Curator Simon Baker […]

ASX.TV: Richard Prince – “Loud Song – DJ Trippy Headrin” (2014)

Produced by Fulton Ryder Loud Song was recorded in Venice Beach California in a house that I rented in the winter of 1985. I recorded the song on an electric keyboard. I used two cassette tape recorders. I Would play the keyboard and record what was played on the first cassette. Then I would play […]

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 […]

Chernobyl by Drone

  Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl   Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I’ve been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had an effect on so many people, including my family when we lived in Italy. The nuclear dust clouds swept westward towards us. The […]

In the Studio with Matthew Brandt (2013)

A look inside the Hollywood studio of artist Matthew Brandt. Brandt discusses his project “Lakes & Reservoirs”, which is included in “Rogue Wave 2013” at L.A. Louver.

ASX.TV: Ren Hang – A Portrait (2013)

Ren Hang doesn’t have a lot to say about himself. In the fine art environment, where emphasizing one’s own importance (or having representation to do so, while you maintain the air of expensive mystery) is the norm, this resistance to pretense could be considered a form of madness. But this hasn’t stopped the twenty-seven-year-old photographer, […]

Daido Moriyama – “Reaching Out the Senses” (2012)

Daido Moriyama first came to prominence in the mid-1960s with his gritty depictions of Japanese urban life. His intense and intimate approach often incorporates high contrast, graininess, and tilted vantages to convey the fragmentary nature of modern realities. Born in Ikeda, Osaka, Daido Moriyama first trained in graphic design before taking up photography. Moving to […]

Linder Sterling – “Dreams Come Glue” (2013)

Inspired by the Dada movement and simply fed up with the society of North England in 1976, the Liverpool-born artist Linder Sterling—featured in the new Gestalten book The Age of Collage—is known as a true master of collage. For more than three decades, Linder Sterling has addressed identity, sexuality, fashion, and society through her stunning […]