The Importance of Remaining Aware When Taking a Picture

Photography // Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Henry Wessel has an eye for subtle humors in American culture. "His photographs of parking lots, beach-goers, and shrubbery – all illuminated by the Western light Wessel loves – find poetry in the commonplace and document the social landscape in a manner that is casual yet compelling,” as stated by Pace/Macgill Gallery. While his photos are spontaneous by nature, they create an everlasting dialogue about society.  

Return of the Rudeboy

Photography // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Photographer Dean Chalkley and creative director Harris Elliot are bringing the ‘Rudie’ back to the forefront of London’s attention in a new exhibition at Somerset House. Acknowledging the essence of what it is to be a Rude Boy in the 21st Century, the collaborators photographed over 60 individuals who embody the swagger, style and attitude that has always been quintessential to this particular subculture.

The work of Eileen Quinlan

Photography // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Eileen Quinlan uses various household objects, like yoga mats and mirrors, to examine consumer culture and feminism today.  Her works are featured in San Francisco MoMA’s “New Photographers 2013” in which she explains her collection of photographs titled Laura.

Photographs by Corey Olsen

Photography // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Corey Olsen is a recent graduate of New York’s School of Visual Arts, but his work has been gaining praise and notoriety for quite a while now, and the attention is certainly justifiable. The New England native is known for his playful, seemingly generic images, but something about Olsen’s work keeps the viewer engaged and coming back for more.

The Three: Senior Love Triangle

Photography // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
As a reaction to her maternal grandmother’s passing, Los Angeles based documentary photographer Isadora Kosofsky began photographing the elderly and soon met Adina, Jeanie, and Will who were part of a love triangle where Jeanie and Adina romantically share Will. Every morning, Kosofsky would meet the three before they would set out to find a new daily adventure. 

"Photodissolutions" from Kuinexs

Erotica // Tuesday, June 10, 2014
There is little information to be found online about mixed media artist Kuinexs. "Photodissolutions" describes the manner in which this artist creates his or her pieces. Kuinexs layers paint solvents on top of photographs...

photographs by Gia Coppola

Photography // Monday, June 09, 2014
In light of her recent film debut, Palo Alto, Gia Coppola (granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola) is a hot topic. Before film became her creative focus, Coppola studied photography with the famous Stephen Shore, at Bard College. The subjects in her portraits parallel the upper-middle class characters in her film. 

The Protagonists

Photography // Monday, June 09, 2014
In her photographic series “The Protagonists”, artist Natalia Wiernik explores the relationships between eccentric characters. Whether the relationship is through blood relation, emotional ties, or shared interests, Wiernik hides the shared connection between her subjects and represents it through a patterned background paired with similarly patterned garments on her subjects. 

Stephanie Mill's "Young and In the Way”

Photography // Monday, June 09, 2014
Young and In the Way is the latest project pioneered by Stephanie Mill, a Toronto native analogue photographer and 22-year-old wunderkind. The work, consisting of 35mm film photographs (curated from around eight years’ worth of negatives) and an accompanying 60 page zine, came about during Mill’s thesis year at the Ontario College of Art and Design. 

Ricky Powell's Chrome Photobomb Messenger Bag

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 09, 2014
Ricky Powell is the human History Channel. Not only can you sit down and learn about the early days of NYC Hip-hop and graffiti culture, but he’ll weave street culture throughout the five boroughs. Chrome teamed up with Powell on this limited edition, made-in-the-USA Citizen Messenger bag, fully illustrated with Ricky’s classic photographs...

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