ALEX PRAGER

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ALEX PRAGER: “When Los Angeles is Seen by a Local Eye”

  Compulsion #1, 2012 © Alex Prager, courtesy M+B Gallery By Elena Dolcini, originally published at tyci.org.uk, reproduced with permission on ASX Alex Prager is an American artist born, living and working in Los Angeles. She admits not to have chosen her full name Alexandra as ‘there are a lot of people who are more comfortable […]

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “Fourth & Main” (2012)

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “Fourth & Main” (2012)

Critics can’t seem to decide whether Alex Prager’s photography evokes the 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s or even 80s. The truth is Prager’s film and photography draws on cinematic and visual cues from every decade. While William Eggleston, Alfred Hitchcock, David Lynch and Guy Bourdin have all been said to colour her work, Prager melds the […]

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “Sunday” (2011)

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “Sunday” (2011)

Artist Alex Prager directs an exclusive film for W magazine based on the surreal world of her November 2010 fashion story. Credits: Director of photography — Ross Richardson Redhead woman — Jessica Joffe Producer — Jeff Vespa Editor — Jon Schwartz Colorist — Bob Curreri Set Designer – Thomas Thurnauer Costumes – Callan Stokes   […]

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “In Conversation with Yancey Richardson” (2009)

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “In Conversation with Yancey Richardson” (2009)

In this edited excerpt, Alex Prager explains how William Eggleston’s work has inspired her to start a career in photography ten years ago. She also speaks about how she works from the initial idea to the preparation of the shoot and the “magical minute” when everything comes together. When Yancey Richardson asks about the emotional […]

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “Despair” (2010)

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “Despair” (2010)

LA-based photographer Alex Prager turnes director in this 50s chiller. For this film “Despair”, Prager worked with model and actress Bryce Dallas Howard, daughter of director Ron Howard.   ASX CHANNEL: ALEX PRAGER

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “THIS Visits” (2009)

ASX.TV: Alex Prager – “THIS Visits” (2009)

Daring, mysterious, funny, charming and extremely talented, Alex Prager is a true find in the arts and photography scene. She’s a self-taught photographer who learned her craft from second-hand books purchased at flea markets, and her unique style and approach to modern photography have taken her from small group shows in the back rooms of […]