"Completely captivated by the photographic possibilities of light, both artists come at the medium with a desire to seek the extraordinary, in order to access invisible states of consciousness."
Best known for his photographs of nocturnal Paris and its demimonde, Brassai also took pictures of wall carvings and markings over three decades. Published in 1961 in the collection Graffiti,
"To be spiritual is to look for the key. So yes. My art is only questions. If you want to call it spiritual, it is spiritual." - Christian Boltanski
Girl Before A Mirror by Pablo Picasso “People are always asking me to sign my old canvases. It’s ridiculous!” – Picasso An excerpt from Conversations with Picasso by Brassaï Wednesday 20 October
Carly Steinbrunn’s 'The Voyage of Discovery' is a self-contained universe, a set of images that are also gateways to a journey inside of signs.
Noémie Goudal’s magical realism and our language of decay.
Sunless is Tiane Doan Na Champassak’s most elevated work yet. The publication itself is beautifully printed and plays with chromophilic metaphor of color in the red, white, and blue of
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William Klein was invited to Tokyo in 1961, where he shot for three months and made more than 1,000 pictures.
“I’m still in love with Paris. But then we are not in the beginning of our relationship, so I might look at it with more nuances than before.” JH Engstrom
@ Cyril Costilhes The insect in my mind breathes in and it wheezes out. I remember who I was when I walked across the same floor so many years ago
“I got the idea of camouflaging my camera in Frankfurt, where I was shooting an essay on its brothels.” Interview conducted by Brigitte Ollier (Paris, October 9, 1999) English translation