William Eggleston: Introduction to 'Ancient and Modern' (1992)
"In the late Sixties Eggleston turned to the use of color transparency film and photographed prolifically.
William Eggleston: Introduction to Ancient and Modern
By Mark Holborn
William Eggleston was driving with the writer Stanley Booth from Georgia to Tennessee. It was 1978 and Eggleston had acquired an early Kodak instant camera. He...
Max Pinckers Interview: On Speculative Documentary
"Haunted by a crisis of faith in its authenticity, the documentary genre is continually trying to re-position itself in relation to today’s excesses of a post-truth ideology and blurred frames of realism."
The Indecisive Moment: Frank, Klein, and 'Stream-Of-Consciousness’ Photography (2004)
Half the time the photographers seemed not to have even looked through the camera. Far from seeking the perfect composition, the ‘decisive moment’, their work seemed curiously unfinished. It captured ‘indecisive’ rather than decisive moments.
By Gerry Badger
"Frank... and Klein brought to the decade a feeling for its woes which,...
Stephen Shore: How to See (2018)
“Whenever I find I repeat myself, I look ahead in a new direction.” — Stephen Shore Photographer Stephen Shore wants his pictures to feel as natural as speaking.
In this gallery tour, Shore reflects on his six-decade long career—from his early work taking pictures in Andy Warhol’s Factory to...
William Eggleston: Who's Afraid of Magenta, Yellow and Cyan?
Eggleston brought MoMA around eight carousels of slides made around 1970 from which Szarkowski chose seventy-five for the exhibition and, of those, forty-eight for publication in the Guide.
William Klein: The New York School - Photographs, 1936-1963 (1992)
"I wanted to be visible in the biggest way possible. My aesthetics was the New York Daily News. I saw the book I wanted to do as a tabloid gone berserk, gross, grainy, over-inked, with a brutal layout, bull-horn headlines. This is what New York deserved and would get."
William Klein: "Life is Good & Good for You in New York" (2010)
Everything about him suggests an anarchic temperament, capable of playing any worldly system to the hilt and then throwing away its benefits.
Brought to ASX by Errata Editions. Full essay included in Books on Books #5 William Klein: Life is Good...New York!
By Max Kozloff, Excerpt from William Klein and the Radioactive...
William Eggleston: NY MOMA Press Release (1976)
"These photographs are clearly fixed facts of the real world impartially recorded by the camera, but they are something more as well."
Notes from the Margin of Spoiled Identity - The Art of Diane Arbus (1988)
"I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do, that was one of my favourite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse."
- Diane Arbus
By Gerry Badger, Originally Published in Phototexts, 1988
The principal issue raised by the remarkable photographs of Diane Arbus...
Nan Goldin: The Other becomes The One
“Instead of seeing Goldin’s re-edit as encompassing the visibility of any specific group, it invites reconsideration in an approach delinking the narrative of otherness towards what I see as a photographic project of genuine care."