Los Angeles – Depart Foundation had its first solo exhibition of works by Los Angeles based artist Petra Cortright. Curated by Paul Young, NIKI, LUCY, LOLA, VIOLA, on view during
"It was about being yourself and fuck what anybody else thought"
The images remind me of the bulk of 70’s American photography. There is a bit of Arbus, Friedlander, Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand, Bill Owens.
“Many photographers focus on capturing their loved ones, but it is difficult to give such portraits a universal dimension so as to be interesting to a larger audience than the
A Young Man in Curlers at Home on West 20th Street (N.Y.C. 1966) Arbus uses a strong flash to create a high-contrast photograph in “A Young Man in Curlers at
And If, 1992 enamel on aluminum 52 x 36 in. (135 X 90 cm. First and foremost, Christopher Wool is a painter and when it comes to the discourse on
"If you want to have sex we should do it now and kind of quick, because my boyfriend is out in the parking lot..."
“This is what we did. How did it happen? How could we?" - Dorothea Lange
"These photographs are clearly fixed facts of the real world impartially recorded by the camera, but they are something more as well."