Photography // Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Berlin-born, Los Angeles-based photographer Michael Dressel makes street photography that’s filled with stark and poignant moments. Dressel lists as influences: Edward Steichen, Lartigue and Cartier Bresson, and their work can be seen in his portraits, which are contemporary yet often appear to be of another era.
Photography // Thursday, October 22, 2015
Project Lives is a book, grown from an attempt to convey more accurate truths about what lives are like inside New York’s housing projects. Residents living in the projects were given cameras to document their worlds, and the finished product is a book of their images, alongside narratives from their lives and writings on the larger context of the threat of defunding housing projects.
Photography // Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Peter Turnley is an Indiana-born photojournalist, who has created work in many different nations, but has returned more than twenty times to make work in Cuba. Next month he will be the first artist from the United States to have a major exhibition in Havana’s Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes since the Cuban Revolution. The exhibit will include 130 of his photographs, from over 90 countries.
Photography // Tuesday, August 25, 2015
It’s clear Eric Meola is attracted to bright colors. His documentary photography is, at times, so focused on color and patterns that it reads at first as an abstract painting. His series have addressed subjects ranging from lights in Iceland to storms in middle America. At times he adjusts the color in his photos, changing them to match the intensity of the images in his memory.