A 22-year-old New York City-based artist, Vegezzi is making his name with a recently published book of photographs depicting jaunts through the boroughs of New York City stealing (and exploring) spaces like only a gang of boys can.
Many people look on ventriloquist figures in a negative light, as if there's something frightening about them. It took some time and several visits before the museum's Board of Directors understood that I genuinely find these figures to be endearing and deeply moving.
In our current aesthetic era of vintage redux and everything old is new again, Diego Uchitel: Polaroids is a lovely reminder of how the influence of the Polaroid is felt long after its official demise.
Newman has been called "the father of environmental photography" because unlike most or his colleagues, who preferred to work in their studios, he hungered to get out into people's homes and places of work. He particularly loved artists' studios, with all their clutter.
My journey began on May 25th, 2011, while sitting at the dinner table looking through old photographs that my mom had carefully placed in countless albums and suddenly I was struck by a familiar scene.
Welcome to Otaku Spaces, inhabited by some of Japan's most enthusiastic consumers and collectors. Today otaku refers to fans of all stripes; it is a label that is embraced as passionately by some as it is rejected by others. This is a terrain of contested meanings.
This book is a partial visual diary of my life since becoming a photographer in the middle 60's. (The 90's is the only decade not represented. Principally, during that era, I concentrated on working with nudes and anatomy).