New York has long been overdo for a Sarah Charlesworth retrospective. Throughout the summer of 2015, the New Museum filled the void with Doubleword a partial-survey of Charlesworth's work curated by Massimiliano Gioni and Margot Norton, a most welcome arrival.
The first time I met a refugee was the day I was born. She was my mother. My parents were fleeing the Iranian regime. They had already been on the run for three years inside of Iran, changing places every two months. They were political activists and both had been sentenced to death.
I received a lot of fun feedback from the original 'Bloggers Be Like' including the bloggers themselves so it felt like time for a follow up. Here, an ode to the summer that was, Insta-style...
When you go to Netflix.com, the website shows images of families smiling at each other, sitting together in big living rooms with tons of natural light.
How did you spend your summer? I spent mine completing work for the exhibition A Family Affair curated by Megan Voeller.
The project, making use of the anachronism as a visual resource, does not pretend to refer to the past but to create a reference on which to analyze the evolution of society as well as its actions and reactions front to current issues.
"At age 36 the world brought me to my knees. And I prayed to a God I did not know." I paused the video on the Portraits in Faith website to take these...
Meryl Meisler's tome of photography from the 70s titled, "Purgatory & Paradise SASSY '70s: Suburbia & The City" is an exceptio...
The new book includes more than 200 images, some legendary, some unknown. The suggestive narratives are as inspiring now as they were then and continue to impress the industry. Almost every person who works in fashion is familiar with the iconic images of Lisa Taylor and Christie Brinkley being bit by dobermans, or the singer Grace Jones posing semi-naked among panthers.
When I came across the photo series Nobody Walks in LA, I was speechless. Photographer Alex Scott spent two years capturing photographs of a completely deserted city for a project that was 10 years in the making.
A picture may say 1,000 words, though there is possibly another story lurking just outside the frame. This is certainly the case with the images featured in "The First with the Latest! Aggie Underwood, the Los Angeles Herald, and the Sordid Crimes of a City."
This is brand new technology. The early automobile developed during a period without sufficient roads, training or licensing. They were operated by the chauffeurs of the wealthy or the equivalent of today's geeky hobbyists.
The artist's most recent images, a series of vibrant colors and bold patterns, offer a few visual hints that reveal a fresh perspective. The combination of photography and illustration -- infused with sun-drenched, raw sexual charge -- creates an almost cartoon-like aesthetic.