On the Front Lines: Graffiti's Documenters at MCNY

Photography // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
The Museum of the Coty of New York is hosting a one night only event with legendary photographers Martha Cooper, Henry Chalfant, Flint Gennari, and Jon Naar for a conversation about their work documenting graffiti writing in the 1970s and 1980s. The photographers will share evocative images and dramatic stories from the field with moderator and artist/author Jay J.SON Edlin.

Benedict J. Fernandez's “The ’60s: Decade of Change”

Photography // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
The 1960s were a quintessential and inarguable turning point in contemporary American history, rife with political, economical, and racial vehemence that beget a nation and generation eager to explore a new social frontier. With movements that included Civil Rights leaders and anti-Vietnam War activists, East Harlem native Benedict J. Fernandez, a photojournalist, street photographer and documentarian, found himself embedded in the thick of the action equipped with only an innately gifted photographic eye and a 35mm camera. 

The Work of Antonio Boggeri

Design // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Antonio Boggeri was born in April 8, 1900 in Pavia, Italy. He learned violin since he was young. At the age of 16, he attended Technical Institute of Pavia and learned photography with Kodak 4x4. Two years later he met Antonio Crespi at the school cadets in Turin and resumed his study of the violin in Milan...

Nobuyoshi Araki's “Love on the Left Eye”

Photography // Monday, June 02, 2014
Since October of last year, the prolific Japanese erotic photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki, has been largely unable to see out of his right eye due to a retinal artery obstruction. As a result of this new obstacle, Araki shot the photographs that make up his newest series “Love on the Left Eye” on slide film, and, before making any prints, he filled up the right side of the film with a black magic marker. 

MOSSLESS ISSUE THREE: THE UNITED STATES 2003-2013

Photography // Monday, June 02, 2014
Mossless Magazine will be having a book release for Issue Three: The United States 2003-2013coincidingwith an exhibition on June 14th, 2014 at Picture Ray Studio in New York. Their newest publication will consist of over 500 photographs from The United States taken by over 100 photographers over the last ten years.

Ending Stories

Photography // Monday, June 02, 2014
Dutch photographer Wouter le Duc is drawn to unique characters saying, “I am fascinated by stories about people who are out of the ordinary.” In his series “Ending Stories”, le Duc tries to understand his mother’s belief that the world would end at the end of the Mayan calendar. As the project progressed, he began other doomsday preppers and the preparations they make for what they believe the end will be like.

The abandoned handball courts of Ireland

Photography // Sunday, June 01, 2014
There are roughly around 700 abandoned handball courts spread throughout Ireland that once served not only a place for athletics, but as a spot for people to socialize and dance. After the ‘50s, handball moved indoors leaving the outside courts to be demolished or used for storage or parking lots. Photographer Kenneth O Halloran spent some time last year visiting hundreds of them and documenting their deteriorated appearance. 

Kalpesh Lathigra

Photography // Saturday, May 31, 2014
Whether shooting personal work or being commissioned to shoot photo essays, Kalpesh Lathigra, has a way with conveying stories through imagery. The London-based photographer has amassed a large body of work covering differing subjects over the years and has won several awards, which include The W. Eugene Smith Fellowship and Churchill Fellowship.

NEW releases FROM DEADBEAT CLUB PRESS

Photography // Friday, May 30, 2014
Los Angeles-based independent publishing group, Deadbeat Club Press, has recently released two new titles to their ever-growing list of publications. Clint Woodside's Let Me Die In My Footsteps and Samuel Davidson's Sweet Milk each feature gorgeous and moderately minimal photographs taken solely with film. 

Marcus Yam’s “Global City”

Photography // Friday, May 30, 2014
Aerospace engineer turned photographer Marcus Yam’s series “Global City” captures the movement and chaos of Seattle’s rapid growth, technological advancements, and population boom. By creating triple exposure images, Yam is able to juxtapose images that portray the idea of the “old” Seattle with depictions of the transforming ever-growing city and the multiple facets growing with it.

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