On Photography: Nick Brandt, 1964-present


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“My images are idyllic and romantic, a kind of enchanted Africa. They are my elegy to a world that is steadily, tragically vanishing.” – Nick Brandt Music videos Nick Brandt studied painting and filmmaking at St. Martin’s School of Art in England. In 1992, he moved to California where he directed award willing music videos. […]

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On Photography: Nick Brandt, 1964-present


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“My images are idyllic and romantic, a kind of enchanted Africa. They are my elegy to a world that is steadily, tragically vanishing.” – Nick Brandt Music videos Nick Brandt studied painting and filmmaking at St. Martin’s School of Art in England. In 1992, he moved to California where he directed award willing music videos. […]

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On Photography: Louis Hine, 1874-1980


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“If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.” -Louis Hine The power of photography In 1901, Louis Hine was hired by Frank Manny the superintendent of New York’s Ethical Culture School. Hine was asked to add school photographer to his duties and to document the studies and […]

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On Photography: Louis Hine, 1874-1980


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“If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn’t need to lug around a camera.” -Louis Hine The power of photography In 1901, Louis Hine was hired by Frank Manny the superintendent of New York’s Ethical Culture School. Hine was asked to add school photographer to his duties and to document the studies and […]

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On Photography: Baron Wolman, 1937-2020


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“I think that the management of the musicians right now is so stupid because in limiting the photographers’ access, they’re limiting the best that the photographer can give them.” -Baron Wolman  Rolling Stone’s first photographer Baron Wolman met Jann Wenner and Ralph Gleason who were busy creating what would become Rolling Stone magazine in the […]

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On Photography: Baron Wolman, 1937-2020


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“I think that the management of the musicians right now is so stupid because in limiting the photographers’ access, they’re limiting the best that the photographer can give them.” -Baron Wolman Rolling Stone’s first photographer Baron Wolman met Jann Wenner and Ralph Gleason who were busy creating what would become Rolling Stone magazine in the […]

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On Photography: Baron Wolman, 1937-2020


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“I think that the management of the musicians right now is so stupid because in limiting the photographers’ access, they’re limiting the best that the photographer can give them.” -Baron Wolman Rolling Stone’s first photographer Baron Wolman met Jann Wenner and Ralph Gleason who were busy creating what would become Rolling Stone magazine in the […]

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On Photography: Edward Sheriff Curtis, 1868-1952


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“For every negative that is a disappointment, there is one that is a joy.” -Edward S. Curtis Photographer in Washington state IN 1887, Edward Curtis’s family moved from his birthplace near Whitewater, WI to Port Orchard, WA when he was 19 years old. Edward was a gifted photographer — his portrait of Chief Seattle’s daughter […]

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On Photography: Edward Sheriff Curtis, 1868-1952


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“For every negative that is a disappointment, there is one that is a joy.” -Edward S. Curtis Photographer in Washington state IN 1887, Edward Curtis’s family moved from his birthplace near Whitewater, WI to Port Orchard, WA when he was 19 years old. Edward was a gifted photographer — his portrait of Chief Seattle’s daughter […]

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On Photography: Ernst Haas — New York in color, 1952-1962


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“With photography, a new language has been created. Now for the first time, it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.” – Ernst Haas Once in a while, a book […]

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On Photography: Ernst Haas — New York in color, 1952-1962


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“With photography, a new language has been created. Now for the first time, it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.” – Ernst Haas Once in a while, a book […]

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On Photography: Eugène Atget, 1857-1927


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“A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent.” –Eugene Atget When photography was barely 25 years old, Eugène Atget started photographing views of Paris, France that evolved into an over ten thousand image portrait of the city. For close to 40 years, Atget photographed the city as it moved from an […]

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On Photography: Eugène Atget, 1857-1927


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“A good photograph is like a good hound dog, dumb, but eloquent.” -Eugene Atget When photography was barely 25 years old, Eugène Atget started photographing views of Paris, France that evolved into an over ten thousand image portrait of the city. For close to 40 years, Atget photographed the city as it moved from an […]

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On Photography: Félix Nadar, 1820-1910


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“Photography is a marvelous discovery, a science that has attracted the greatest intellects, and art that excites the most astute minds — and one that can be practiced by any imbecile.” -Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon) Becoming Nadar While best known as an early photographic portraitist, Gaspard-Félix Tournachon started out as a medical student, wrote criticisms of […]

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On Photography: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1958-present


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“I think there was a warmer relationship between the models and the designers and even the business people involved. It was not so cut-throat and not so corporate. And I think today it’s just big business and big money, and I don’t think the human relationship is there as much. I think it’s very changed.” […]

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On Photography: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1958-present


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“I think there was a warmer relationship between the models and the designers and even the business people involved. It was not so cut-throat and not so corporate. And I think today it’s just big business and big money, and I don’t think the human relationship is there as much. I think it’s very changed.” […]

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On Photography: Harry Benson, 1929-present


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“A good photograph is one that can’t be repeated.” -Harry Benson The Scottsman, Harry Benson is a photojournalist’s photojournalist. His American journey began when his plans changed from going to Africa to cover a news event to being assigned to photograph musicians in Paris in 1964. Harry Benson meets The Beatles “I took myself for […]

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On Photography: Duane Michals, 1392-present


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“Anything outside of the realm of being an observer to reality was the only definition [of photography] that was legitimate. I had no problem breaking the rules because I never bought the rules in the first place.” -Duane Michals Storytelling with stills Duane Michals is one of the few photographers to pioneer a completely new […]

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On Photography: Duane Michals, 1392-present


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“Anything outside of the realm of being an observer to reality was the only definition [of photography] that was legitimate. I had no problem breaking the rules because I never bought the rules in the first place.” -Duane Michals Storytelling with stills Duane Michals is one of the few photographers to pioneer a completely new […]

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On Photography: Thomas Struth, 1954-present


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“I wanted to make photographs in which everything was so complex and detailed that you could look at them forever and never see everything.” -Thomas Struth Artist Thomas Struth Thomas Struth is a renowned fine art photographer with diverse bodies of work. He began his career studying painting under Gerhard Richter. Struth then moved to […]

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