Interview: Janet Delaney "South of Market" @ de Young Museum, SF

Photography // Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hurricane Katrina drenched, decimated and maybe resuscitated New Orleans. The Big Three abandoned Detroit, leaving a place struggling for structure and street lights. A room in San Francisco will buy a house in another urban center. The dynamics of cities is measurable and personal, and Janet Delaney’s South of Market, currently on view at San Francisco’s de Young Museum, documents her firsthand experience as a resident and keen-eyed photographer during the 1970s and ’80s

Hyper-realistic Doll Children

Photography // Wednesday, March 25, 2015
In her series “Mother Love”, photographer Jamie Diamond spent a year immersing herself within the Reborner community where a group of self-taught female artists hand craft, collect, and treat hyper-realistic child dolls as their own offspring. 

Viva Las Luchadoras!

Photography // Tuesday, March 24, 2015
In his series “Viva Las Luchadoras!”, London-based photographer Nick Ballon photographed the Bolivian wrestling scene. Not only does Ballon show us each athlete’s colorful wrestling persona, but also the behind-the-scenes elements that make up each show. 

"A Tented Sky" by Kristen Hatgi Sink

Photography // Tuesday, March 24, 2015
In her series, A Tented Sky, photographer Kristen Hatgi Sink plays with the notions of youth, fragility and beauty. Taking the title from poet Edna St. Vincent Millay's piece "Renascence", a piece about a the cycle of life and death, Sink's work addresses a fantasy of feminine sexuality, spanning from adolescence to adulthood. 

50 Years Strong

Photography // Tuesday, March 24, 2015
For her series “The Lovers”, England-based photographer Lauren Fleishman set out to find couples who have been married at least fifty years. Originally intending to photograph fifty couples, the project soon almost doubled as she began collecting the love stories of almost 100 couples. 

Never Before Published Photos of Studio 54 by Hasse Persson

Photography // Tuesday, March 24, 2015
In 1977, at the height of the disco craze, a club opened at 254 West 54th Street in New York City. Studio 54 was—and, arguably, remains—the world's most renowned and legendary disco. Regularly attended by celebrities such as Andy Warhol, Elizabeth Taylor, Mick Jagger, Bianca Jagger, Jerry Hall, Debbie Harry, Grace Jones, Michael Jackson, Calvin Klein, Elton John, John Travolta, Brooke Shields and Tina Turner, the club fostered an atmosphere of unadulterated hedonism for New York's art and fashion set.

ArtNet's Contemporary Color Photography Auction now through March 31, 2015

Photography // Monday, March 23, 2015
Our friends at artnet just launched a new Contemporary Color Photography auction today with some pretty damn solid photographers on the roster. Alex Prager (above), Ryan McGinley, Ed Templeton, Cindy Sherman, Marilyn Minter, and Nan Goldin are just some of the names available. As you know from both our print and web editions of Juxtapoz, we think quite fondly of photography in this digital age, so get bidding. 

1970s Harlem by Jack Garofalo

Photography // Monday, March 23, 2015
Shot for a cover story for Paris Match magazine, this series of photographs is te result of six weeks French photographer Jack Garofalo spent in Harlem in the summer of 1970.

"DIY" by Richard Gilligan

Photography // Sunday, March 22, 2015
Using human ingenuity, limited resources, and without permission, skateboarders over many decades have created countless skateparks across the globe for the sake of building an environment for creative fun. Ireland-born, Brooklyn-based photographer, Richard Gillian took an interest in these places based on his experiences within this world, which became the subject of his project entitled DIY. 

Ash Thayer's "Kill City"

Photography // Saturday, March 21, 2015
After being kicked out of her apartment in Brooklyn in 1992, and unable to afford rent anywhere near her school, young art student Ash Thayer found herself with few options. Luckily she was welcomed as a guest into See Skwat..

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