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ASX.TV: Richard Prince – “It’s a Free Concert” (2014)

The American artist Richard Prince is mainly known for his photographs of iconic pictures from pop culture and his text images of chauvinist jokes. The exhibition “It’s a Free Concert” at Kunsthaus Bregenz is the first large-scale solo show by Richard Prince in an Austrian institution. On display are works that revolve around rock and […]

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ROMAIN SLOCOMBE: “CITY OF BROKEN DOLLS”

    Beautiful Japanese girls are photographed in casts and bandages, victims of unknown traumas in the neon streets and hospital rooms. These are the “broken dolls” of Romain Slocombe’s Tokyo, a city seething with undercurrents of violent fantasy, fetishism and bondage. City of the Broken Dolls is a provocative photographic document of the girls […]

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DIANE ARBUS: “Diane Arbus” (1991)

Teenage Couple on Hudson Street, NYC, 1963 By Gary Michael Dault, C Magazine #29, Spring 1991 All of us are presumably on such visually familiar turf with the photographs of Diane Arbus that it is hard now to remember what all the upset was about when they were new; hard to remember, for example, that […]

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DIANE ARBUS: “The Eyes Have It: Gillian Wearing on Diane Arbus”

The Eyes Have It: Gillian Wearing on Diane Arbus ArtForum, Feb, 2004 by Barry Schwabsky Gillian Wearing has always emphasized her work’s affiliation with the field of documentary–for instance, with Michael Apted’s sequence of films beginning with Seven Up (1964)–over its roots in fine art. But her penchant for subjecting its documentary content to an […]

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WILLIAM EGGLESTON: “Introduction to William Eggleston’s Guide” (1976)

Sumner, Mississippi, Cassidy Bayou in background By John Szarkowski At this writing I have not yet visited Memphis, or northern Mississippi, and thus have no basis for judging how closely the photographs in this book might seem to resemble that part of the world and the life that is lived there. I have, however, visited […]

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WILLIAM EGGLESTON: “Introduction to Ancient and Modern” (1992)

from Ancient and Modern William Eggleston: Introduction to Ancient and Modern By Mark Holborn William Eggleston was driving with the writer Stanley Booth from Georgia to Tennessee. It was 1978 and Eggleston had acquired an early Kodak instant camera. He started to photograph out of the window of the car and pointed the camera at […]

ASX.TV: William Eggleston – “Alex Chilton, My Rival”

ASX.TV: William Eggleston – “Alex Chilton, My Rival”

Video footage by William Eggleston from “Stranded in Canton,” of Alex Chilton and Sid Selvidge playing “My Rival” in Memphis, TN, circal mid-1970′s. Video property of the Eggleston Artistic Trust. www.egglestontrust.com

 
 

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REVIEW: Christoph Gielen – “Ciphers” (2014)

Christoph Gielen’s new photo book “Ciphers”. Worth a thousand words, at least. Book review by Raphael Shammaa. April 25, 2014 It’s 2003; a building is scheduled for implosion by a demolition company. Perched atop a nearby public housing tower, Christoph Gielen is poised to record the event – his first ever aerial shot… ahem… his […]

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LARRY SULTAN: “ADULT PICTURES” (2002)

  By Bernard Cooper, Excerpt from Los Angeles Magazine, March 2002 Sex and work aren’t words you’d use in the same sentence unless you were talking about bad sex or an affair at the office, but they are words that best describe Larry Sultan’s recent photographs of porn shoots in and around the San Fernando […]

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MALICK SIDIBE: “PORTRAITS” (1960-1980)

  Born in 1935 in Soloba, Mali. Lives and works in Bamako. Malick Sidibe was born into a Peul family in a small village of Mali. He graduated from school in I952. After being noticed for his talent as a draftsman, he was admitted to the School of Sudanese Craftsmen in Bamako from which he […]

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NAN GOLDIN: “Bohemian Ballads” (2003)

Excerpt from, Phototextualities: Intersections of Photography and Narrative, University of Mexico Press, 2003 By Alex Hughes and Andrea Noble The work of the American artist Nan Goldin, born in 1953, has often been cited as offering an authentic document of life in the bohemian cultures of Boston and New York in the 1970s and 1980s. […]

INTERVIEW: “Interview with Rosalind Solomon” (2003),

INTERVIEW: “Interview with Rosalind Solomon” (2003)

Mother, Daughter and Maid, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1988 By Steven Watson RS: I used to feel that I should not discuss my experiences. I wanted the pictures to be judged as images only, but now I feel that it is important for me to share as much as I can. I never felt as though […]