PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA: “HUSTLERS”

  “These were men who portrayed themselves as a product in a city that sells fantasy, violence, and sex. As if they were one more thing to be consumed… Photography is an exchange. The original title for the project was Trade: as in the street word for prostitutes, as the exchange of services for money, […]

Philip-Lorca diCorcia – Interview – ‘Photographs 1975-2012’ (2013)

For the very first time in Europe, the SCHIRN will host a comprehensive survey on the oeuvre of US photographer PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA. Born in 1951, diCorcia is one of the most important and influential photographers of today. 20 JUNE — 8 SEPTEMBER 2013 Curator: Katharina Dohm (SCHIRN) ASX CHANNEL: PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA (All rights reserved. Film […]

Philip-Lorca diCorcia: Yale Handbook (2008)

W, March #14, 2000 by Philip-Lorca DiCorcia The warp in the fabric of Art History that connects Walker Evans and Kenneth Anger links social consciousness and narcissism, formalism and formlessness, the private and public, the oblique and the blunt, the tried and the true, the here today and the gone tomorrow. Cinnamon and sugary and […]

Photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia Talks (2003)

“I mean I never took photography to be anything that I considered to be truthful.”   Dorian Devens and Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Transcription of a conversation on The Speakeasy, WFMU.org, 2003 Dorian Devens: How did you get started in photography? Philip-Lorca diCorcia: I was a student in an art college and it was more or less […]

ASX.TV: Philip-Lorca diCorcia – “Heads” (2010)

Broadcast from his home in New York, American artist Philip-Lorca DiCorcia confesses how he hunted the subjects of his series Heads which was on display at Tate Modern in Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera at Tate Modern during October 2010. ‘I never talk to them… I don’t ask their permission. I don’t pay them… […]

Philip-Lorca diCorcia Discussing ‘Hustlers’ & ‘Thousand’

“In fashion, the more a model acts like a model, the less successful the pictures are for me. And it’s kind of the same with the hustlers and the pole dancers: the more self-conscious they are and try to give me what they think I want, the less interesting it is.”