In a loft apartment in the former grand ballroom of a converted pre-war Brooklyn landmark hotel, David Solo is surrounded by floor to ceiling bookshelves punctuated by framed photographs, works on paper and a beautiful collection of Chinese scholar’s stones. The room’s middle space is taken over by a mammoth antique pool table. It is… Continue reading David Solo: An Inveterate Photobook Collector
i'll give you a name if you make me a mask, it doesn't have to suit me, if i can lie, i'll have my eye on you and me, a mask where the face becomes the place, a photograph and its effect, i simply want to see something, a starting point where i don't seek… Continue reading Masquerade
And to think of a photograph and think of sensitivity and think of William Gedney and think of Emmet Gowin and to hear William saying photography and poetry are very close to capture in a single frame visual forms organized to the point where neither more or less are needed and until it becomes an… Continue reading And to Think of a Photograph
Today we received our copy of ICP Alum Rita Leistner's new remarkable book, Looking for Marshall McLuhan in Afghanistan: Text and i-Phone Hipstamatic Photography with a foreward by Julian Stallabrass. Rita was one of the handful of ICP alumni who documented the U.S. wars after she graduated in 2001. These friends have served to educate me… Continue reading First New Book of 2014 is a Doosie!