An Interview with John Baldessari (1992)

Two Bison/Group of Bison (With Blue Shape), 1990 “In the sixties the scene in Los Angeles was beginning to get some attention.”   The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview with John Baldessari on April 4, 1992. The interview took place in Santa Monica, CA and was conducted by Christopher […]

An Interview with Joachim Brohm (2013)

Taxi, from Ohio © Joachim Brohm, courtesy Brancolini Grimaldi   “That was the mid- to late 70s and photography was not an art at that time – it was photography. It was advertising photography, and it was journalism.”   By Fanny Landstrom, ASX London, March 2013 So, this is your first UK solo exhibition? Yes it is. […]

INTERVIEW: “Interview with Jack and Irene Delano” (1965)

Negro bus-boy dishwashers, Investment Pharmacy, Washington, July, 1941 Interview with Jack and Irene Delano Conducted by Richard K. Doud in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, June 12, 1965. RICHARD DOUD: If you don’t mind, I think I’ll ask you about your background, what you were doing leading up to your association with the Farm Security Administration, and […]

Interview with John Collier (1965)

Hispanic boy. Trampas, New Mexico. 1943 Interview with John Collier Conducted by Richard K. Doud at John Collier’s home in Sausalito, California. January 18, 1965 RICHARD DOUD: This is an interview with John Collier at his home on Muir Beach, Sausalito, California; January 18, 1965. The interviewer is Richard K. Doud. JOHN COLLIER: I got […]

Interview with Julius Shulman (1990)

“I had been blessed with an innate, a built-in, quality of design composition–of composition, not just design composition.”   Interview with Julius Shulman Conducted by Taina Rikala De Noreiga at the Artist’s home in Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles), California. January 12 & 20, February 3, 1990. TAINA RIKALA DE NOREIGA: Let’s start by you telling […]

Joel Meyerowitz On Frank, Winogrand and the Sixties (1987)

 “I thought that to make photographs, you froze everybody before the fact, but Robert never froze them except in the camera. So that was a revelation.”   Excerpt from “Still Going”, from Bystander: A History of Street Photography (2001) by Colin Westerbeck and Joel Meyerowitz CW: The name we are giving to this final chapter, “Still […]

Judy Fiskin Interviewed by John Divola

“For me, looking at small images somehow recreates the experience of looking through a viewfinder. When you are looking through a viewfinder of a thirty-five millimeter camera the scale disappears; you don’t know the size of the object you are looking at. It’s like receiving an image directly into your brain.”   Judy Fiskin Interviewed […]