Sometimes (very rarely in my case) you see work that stops you in your tracks. That is exactly what happened when I first saw Rick Ashley’s work he creates with his brother-in-law. The images certainly provoke a strong immediate response, but immediate responses can be incorrect. Work this broad and complex can be easily misunderstood.
I (Jim Fitts, Head Photoweenie) am very proud to announce that a book project I worked on was chosen by PDN Magazine as one of the best photo books of year. The book is "Harold Feinstein: A Retrospective".
Paul Fusco's photographs taken from that trip make up one of the most historically heartfelt documentary series I have ever seen
Before I even explain what I’m addressing in this post, I want to let you know that the record is two hours and fifteen minutes.
I have fallen in love dozens (maybe hundreds) of times while walking through galleries and museums. If truth were told, a great many people would confess to harboring this strange affliction..
The reunification of Germany, the war on drugs, the launch of the Hubble telescope, Jurassic Park, Goodfellas, “Ice Ice Baby”. Ahhhh… 1990. Truly a suitable year to help put behind us the tumultuous decade of the 80’s. While the world was going through massive political and cultural changes of the 80″s, Jack Pierson was producing a series of highly personal photographs documenting his life and the life of his friends. Jack Pierson: The Hungry Years contains 43 color images from that series.