The Photographs of Ronan Guillou

Photography // Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Ronan Guillou (b. 1968) is a French photographer who currently lives and works in both Paris and the United States. He credits much of his inspiration to the film “Paris-Texas” (d. Wim Wenders.) “I was fascinated by Travis Henderson, a solitary character walking with mysterious determination under the burning Texan sun. With the sublime appearance, later on in the film, of Nastassja Kinski, I was struck by the power of the still frame and of colour.” 

Hamburger Eyes issue No. 18 out now

Photography // Monday, June 22, 2015
Issue number 18 of Hamburger Eyes’s “continuing story of life on Earth” is now available for purchase online. This new issue is 88 pages, digital offset, always black and white and packed full of epic photographs from an extensive list of well-known and up and coming photographers. Pick up a copy here!

Edwin De La Rosa's "Street Work" @ Claw & Co, New York

Photography // Monday, June 22, 2015
Photographer and professional BMX rider, Edwin De La Rosa will be showing new work in a show entitled Street Work at Claw & Co this Thursday, June 25, 2015. If grimey street life and underground subculture photography is what gets you hyped, then we couldn't suggest a better show to go check out! 

The Photographs of Anneè Olofsson

Photography // Monday, June 22, 2015
Anneè Olofsson (b.1966) is a Swedish photographer, sculptor, and video artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. She often uses her own body in her photo and video work. In addition to herself, she also uses her parents in her work and explores the themes of domesticity and parent-child relationships. Many of her photographic works are focused around the theme of aging and its societal stigma.


Photography // Sunday, June 21, 2015
Photographer Ben Watts released his new book Montauk Dreaming this week, with a retrospective exhibition at the Milk Studios gallery in NYC called WATTSUPMONTAUK. The exhibition features selected works from the book, as well as highlights from Ben’s personal archive, which feature an array of portraits featuring rappers, actors, boxers, skateboarders, and other street characters that are the hallmark of this twenty year career.

Lady In the Loo

Photography // Saturday, June 20, 2015
In 2009, Eli Rezkallah launched Plastik Magazine in Beirut, making it the first visual publication in the Middle East. The publication is dedicated to showcasing new creative talents. Eli, and creative director of the magazine, Ryan Houssari, recently worked on a series entitled Lady In the Loo, maintaining the colorful aesthetic seen in some of their past works, and featuring the latest collections from VERSACE, Tod’s, and Christian Louboutin. 

Yopparai Tengoku (Drunkards' Heaven) by Kenji Kawamoto

Photography // Friday, June 19, 2015
Yopparai Tengoku, “Drunkards’ Heaven” in Japanese, is a project by Tokyo-born photographer Kenji Kawamoto. The series is a collection of images of people resigned to the ground and floor, “people who have reached their limit and exhausted their strength after the daily grind.” Perfectly composed, the photos are unexpectedly romantic, inviting a sense of curiosity as to what exactly drove these subjects to the ground.

The Experimental Photographs of Bagrad Badalian

Photography // Friday, June 19, 2015
Bagrad Badalian uses several different experimental photographic techniques such as long exposures and various light sources to create these stunningly obscured images. His photographs are extraordinarily vivid, energetic, and surreal.

Artful Nudes by Fashion Photog Julien Vallon

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 19, 2015
Pre-Conscience/Conscience, or PCS/CS for short, is an experimental art series by fashion photographer Julien Vallon who has clients such as Kanye West, Vogue, L’Officiel Brasil and Adidas. This artful nude series is “a long reflection on subconscious movement.” Julien explains: “During several hours, according to Jung’s precepts, I try to open the inside world of my models to reveal their true identity through their own movement, until each impulse becomes natural.”

Marc Simon Frei and His Tesla Sparks

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 19, 2015
By arcing objects to a Tesla coil, an electrical resonant transformer circuit invented by Nikola Tesla around 1891, used to produce high-voltage, low-current, high frequency alternating-current electricity, photographer Marc Simon Frei created mini lightning storms. These are really smart and fun and we look forward to seeing more from this photographer.


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