All posts featuring photographers, a specific photography, the technologies involved with photography and more general ideas about the photography as a modern medium.
☛ Burroughs 100: “William Burroughs with a Jack-O-Lantern he carved with a hatchet, October 31, 1996” Photo © Philip Heying. All Rights reserved. Photographer Philip Heying took this photo on October 31st, 1996. Heying, who knew Burroughs since the 1980s, was interviewed in 2013 by Tom King for Burroughs 100, the official website of Burroughs […]
☛ Water Towers: “11. Neunkirchen, Saarland, D 1979” by Bernd Becher and Hilla Becher, Cambridge: MIT Press, 1988. German photographer Hilla Becher died on Saturday, October 10, in Düsseldorf. Her husband, Bernd Becher, died in 2007. They are renowned for the systematic documentation of industrial architecture they produced together since the late 1950s. This systematic […]
☛ 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 […]