Friday, August 1, 1969 I got to sleep at about 3. I went to the airport with Grandpa, a harrowing experience.
When looking through photographer Caroline Mackintosh ‘s visual archive, the themes are immediately evident: beauty, youth, adventure. Using her lens, she paints a vivid storyline of an endless summer, stretched out over empty streets, swimming holes, and desert air. The sun-soaked quality of the colors, and slight dip in and out of focus give her work an air of honesty, as though she’s invited the viewer to casually sifting through a box of snapshots. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
by Maria Popova What the libraries of yore have to do with today’s information economy and the heart’s will.
“Hand-shakes,” “Swimming Pools,” “Veils” and “Rear Views” are just some of the 12,000 subject categories that organize the vast visual archive of the New York Public Library, brought to life in Taryn Simon’s latest body of work, The Picture Collection . Addressing the notion of the catalogue and how it has evolved with the advent of the internet, New York-born Simon’s new photographs reveal the subjective, idiosyncratic and sometimes ambiguous ways in which we classify our world. On the occasion of the series’ recent premiere at John Berggruen Gallery in San Francisco, the photographer—whose bright-burning career has already included a Guggenheim fellowship and monographic exhibitions at London’s Tate Modern, the Whitney Museum in New York and the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin—sat down with Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp.
I have a tintype portrait studio called Photobooth, on Valencia Street in San Francisco. Over the past year, I've had about 3500 people come through the door, sit in front of the camera and have their portrait made.
Tonight at Known Gallery on Fairfax, Revok and Saber converge for a dual show, unprecedented and unparalleled.
POSTALGIA – Stop The Invasion
Posted by Mutch on the 24th of July, 2012 , 0 comments That's right, we're in New York this week and it's gonna be off the hook. Mike Giant will be painting the exterior of for the launch of , this Thursday, July 26th.
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Haruki Murakami is not only arguably the most experimental Japanese novelist to have been translated into English, he is also the most popular, with sales in the millions worldwide.
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