"Arbus reveals the powerful ability of photography to lie, but also it is a testimony of how the lie is not mere betrayal, but a far-reaching human necessity to escape factual reality, the human urge to create and believe in stories, to draw mythical worlds and the inter-subjective life’s...
Ted Serios: Thoughtography as Timeless Enigma
“Ted Serios worked as a bellhop at the “Chicago Conrad Hilton Hotel” together with his colleague George Johannes who hypnotized Serious in order to spot hidden locations of sunken treasures in the sea”
Obituary: George Pitts
“George was serious—yet he had that bit of mischief and naughtiness to him. He liked to nudge boundaries. His thinking was complex—and nonstop”
Andres Seoane: Ondina, An Amorphous Deluge
“I remember seeing images of rock or glass candy with scorpions frozen into their sugary structure, it would not be far to think of these portraits in that capacity”
Wolfgang Tillmans: '2017' at Tate Modern
“Certainly, Tillmans is enormously curious, yet his works offer surprisingly little insight. All is surface and rarely is it scratched”
Feng Li: White Nights & The Grayness of Skies
“Every snapshot is an unexpected and sometimes inconvenient encounter with fate”
"Is Mosse really showing us the plight of migrant subjects, or indirectly something of his work’s own quandary, and by extension, white photography’s lack of critical engagement with race?”
Emmanuel Van der Auwera: Shortly After the Catastrophe
"Blue is the color of the unreal, of the memory, of the open mind, of the royal, the precious and the rare. Blue is the color of the absolute, the higher, the divine, of cold and of clarity. It is the color of Yves Klein, Derek Jarman, Picasso and...
HOLLYWOOD, ANKARA: SUPERFAMILIARITY and TERROR
“What is at work here is not that the image is iconic, but that it is graphic and SUPERFAMILIAR, which legitimizes its effect and distribution”
E Pluribus Memum
"We have been sold a pup. The West Wing and similar political utopias have propagated the notion of the dignity of presidential office and of those who hold it. But It is hard to match this benevolent, patrician vision with our sordid reality"