“The idea of art and politics co-existing is no more or less deeply problematic than the idea of them being separate. But nobody said it was going to be a picnic.”
Eduard “Ed” van der Elsken (10 March 1925 – 28 December 1990) was a Dutch photographer and filmmaker.
Francis Bacon Fragments Of A Portrait – Interview by David Sylvester. Broadcast on BBC, September 18, 1966. The recurring themes in Bacon’s work, his influences and his life. ASX CHANNEL: FRANCIS BACON
A camera crew follows Helmut Newton, the fashion and ad photographer whose images of tall, blond, big-breasted women are part of the iconography of twentieth-century erotic fantasy. He’s on the go from L.A., to Paris, to Monte-Carlo, to Berlin, where he was a youth until he escaped from the Nazis in 1936. We see him […]
William Eggleston is one of the most influential and original photographers alive today. A Mississippi aristocrat with a fondness for guns, drink and women, he dragged colour into the world of art photography. Reviled in the 1970s, he is now considered a legend whose unique visual style has influenced generations of photographers and filmmakers. Imagine […]
War Photographer is a documentary by Christian Frei about the photographer James Nachtwey. As well as telling the story of an iconic man in the field of war photography, the film addresses the broader scope of ideas common to all those involved in war journalism, as well as the issues that they cover. The documentary […]
This German made documentary made by Reiner Holzemar in the late nineties, weaves together the history of Magnum Photos with the new photographers joining the cooperative at the time. Photographers such as Martin Parr, Larry Towell, Luc Delahaye and Donovan Wylie, who challenged the traditional modes of documentary photography within the agency, which was founded […]