Janet Delaney: Public Life Matters

“The current political narrative that paints immigrants as invaders has been a part of our national conversation for a long time. I want people to be reminded that there is a long and deep history of immigration that forms the basis of our country’s strength.”

Fabio Sgroi: No Future, Every Future

“1) Violence is total. This is exemplified not only by placing the punk character in films such as “Return of the Living Dead” or “Suburbia” or “Warriors” as the outcast and misunderstood alienist as transgressor…”

‘Madonna 66’ – Richard Corman’s Long Lost Madonna Polaroids from 1983

                Madonna 66 1000 Limited Edition ‘Madonna 66’ is the complete collection of 66 lost and found Polaroids, shot by Richard Corman on Friday June 17th 1983. Published for the first time, the 66 Polaroids accompany a 14-page film treatment ‘Cinde Rella’ for which Madonna was casting for […]

What a 1980’s Tension Memory Looks Like

“That is just the impatient me waiting for my own teeth to fall out as I doubt I will ever find the bouffant that defines me”. I stood sifting through the remnants of somebody else’s life, the precipice correlated somewhere between the footnote of commerce and an inability to understand the language proliferating from the […]

KEIZO KITAJIMA: “NEW YORK”

    Many Japanese photographers came to New York to take photographs in the seventies and eighties, Kitajima arguably produced the best. Keizo Kitajima spent six months in New York roaming it’s gritty streets and hanging out in its clubs. He presented a vision of eighties New York, full of energy, decadence and moments of […]

Gritty 1980’s NYC and the Glorious Intuition of Richard Sandler

                          “Street photography is very difficult. The number of really good pictures that you get is very small in comparison to the number of pictures taken. You’re better off, I think, letting your intuition completely run wild… and even when you find yourself […]

An Interview with Bruce Wrighton (1988)

“All I do know is that still photography will never be eclipsed by video, computer graphics, etc.”   An Interview with Bruce Wrighton By Sean Phelan, Weekly Pennysaver, 1988 Mr. Wrighton began pursuing photography as his sole career when he came to the realization that “waiting tables was not going to be emotionally sustaining”. Though […]

An Interview with Lewis Baltz

“I don’t think we need that at all, any more; we already know, to the point of ennui, what the world looks like in photographs.”   Interview with Lewis Baltz: Jean-Pierre Greff and Elisabeth Milon The photographer Lewis Baltz, originally from California, has spent the past thirty years, mainly in urban and suburban surroundings, bringing […]