All posts featuring photographers, a specific photography, the technologies involved with photography and more general ideas about the photography as a modern medium.
☛ Robert Anderson Gallery: American poet Allen Ginsberg at a marijuana rally with a sign that reads “Pot Is Fun”. Photo by Benedict J. Fernandez. 1963, 1964 or 1965. Large format retrieved from Beatnikhiway. The book Reefer Madness: The History of Marijuana in America by Larry Sloman, which was first published in 1979, provides additional […]
☛ Andrea Alessio: Before You, Santa Claus, Life was like a Moonless Night, hardcover photo book, 10in x 10.5in, 72 pages, 31 tritone plates, with a presentation by Jessica Backhaus, published by Nazraeli Press, Nov. 2013. © Andrea Alessio. From the publisher website: Before You, Santa Claus, Life was like a Moonless Night is published […]
☛ LIFE magazine: “Coming Up Doubled Up”, photo by Weegee (Arthur Fellig), December 27, 1954, p. 80. The photo was originally published with the following caption: The spirit of Christmas sometimes produces disquieting moments. In New York the Volunteers of America Inc. hires more than 50 men a day to dress up as Santa Claus […]
☛ Bruce Gilden: “Man with plane on boardwalk”, Coney Island, New York City, USA, 1976. Part of the Coney Island series. Magnum Photos Image Reference GIB1976003W00001/0A (NYC14905) © Bruce Gilden/Magnum Photos. Bruce Gilden, born 1946, is a renowned American photographer, often associated with street photography. He often operates in very close proximity of the people […]