Photography // Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A new book, Artists Unframed, features more than 100 images from the Smithsonian archives of artists at work and play. The Guardian recently compiled a slection of those that focus on moments in the personal lives of artists, snapshots of famous artists not in the studio, not in a museum, but on their own time.
Photography // Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Interested in creating compositions of objects that have nothing to do with one another, Brooklyn-based photographer David Brandon Geeting’s recent book Infinite Power is a collision of intrigue, repulsion, confusion and adoration. The monograph, comprised of truly clever object assemblages and portraits, is an unpredictable journey from cover to cover.
“Fifty Years of San Francisco Street Photography, 1965-2015″ @ Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San FranciscoPhotography // Monday, May 11, 2015
Mark Wolfe Contemporary is pleased to present “Fifty Years of San Francisco Street Photography, 1965-2015″ an exhibition of never-before-seen images from veteran street photographers Maury Edelstein and Ted Pushinsky, the City’s reigning elder statesmen of the genre.
Photography // Monday, May 11, 2015
With less than 2 days remaining, photographer Benjamin Freedman is raising money through a Kickstarter campaign to self publish a photobook of work he created during a residency in a remote town in northern Iceland. The book, titled “Observations of Foreign Objects”, uses abstraction and found objects to create a fictional sci-fi narrative about a lunar phenomenon in an isolated small town.
Photography // Friday, May 08, 2015
From Artbook, where Dennis Hopper's new "Drugstore Camera" book is being sold: "Drugstore Camera feels like a stumbled-upon treasure, a disposable camera you forgot about and only just remembered to develop. Yet in this case the photographer is Dennis Hopper and the photographs, remarkably, are never before published. Shot in Taos, New Mexico, where Hopper was based following the production of Easy Rider in the late 60s, the series was taken with disposable cameras and developed in drugstore photo labs..."
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 08, 2015
Photographer Toufic Beyhum was born in Beirut in the ’70s and migrated with his family to London. After graduating from Art College, Beyhum embarked on a career in advertising career, eventually becoming Art Director for multinational advertising agencies around the world. In his travels for business, he would make time to photograph the scenes around him. He originally decided to go to Mecca for personal reasons, but his wife convinced him to take his camera and we couldn’t be happier that he listened to her.
Photography // Thursday, May 07, 2015
In his downtime, when he’s not traveling around or living out of his van, Matt Reamer can be found residing in San Francisco. The Baltimore-born photographer has been keeping himself busy working on a number of projects over the years with our favorite being his Scraper Bikes series.
Photography // Wednesday, May 06, 2015
In his series Halfway Home, New York-based photographer Nicholas Mehedin explores the land surrounding his hometown of Eldred, New York. Initially focusing on post-industrial structures, Mehedin became fascinated by the area’s inhabitants. “The people who live here are generally rugged blue-collar men who believe your worth is built by the sweat of your brow.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 06, 2015
This is coming from a guy who cried while watching "Field of Dreams" the other night, but this drone footage, shot over Antarctica, made me cry this morning. Maybe it was the soundtrack, the beauty of nature, life, the silence, the power, all of the above, I don't know. But I dare you to watch this and not get a little emotional.
Photography // Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Roughly 40% of the population in the US owns a gun and there are enough guns - approximately 300 million - to arm nearly every man, woman, and child in the country. Reflecting on this fact, photographer Garrett Hansen created stirring images from individual bullet holes in his series HAIL.