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"I never dreamed I would be having this much fun. I imagined something much less..."

“I never dreamed I would be having this much fun. I imagined something much less elusive, much more mundane.”

- Lee Friedlander, American, photographer, artist, self-portrait… 59 more words


Wednesday, August 13th

sounds of Chicago

Trio WAZ (Edward Wilkerson Jr., tenor saxophone; Tatsu Aoki, bass; Michael Zerang, percussion), live, Chicago, 2009



art beat

Lee Friedlander (1980-), Detroit, 1963


Peter Galassi: Friedlander

This book is an immense collection of Friedlander’s portraits, self-portraits, nudes, landscapes, images of the streets and more. His work is presented in 764 plates! spanning five decades and arranged in groups. 124 more words


Photographs of Photographers

An exchange with fellow photographer Roger May on Twitter Thursday inspired this post of some of my favorite photographs of some of my favorite photographers. From above to bottom are: William Eggleston, Richard Avedon, Margaret Bourke-White, Robert Capa, Lee Friedlander and Garry Winogrand.


Martin Parr: Chronicler of our age?


The first time I looked at images of Martin Parr I couldn’t understand why this photographer was so revered. The images did not seem to really have any meaning, the content was akin to that of a photos taken on a holiday at a British seaside resort, the saturated colours made them look even more amateurish.   2,022 more words



Since the introduction of photography in 1839, portraiture has been one of the most widely practiced forms of the medium. Starting in the early 20th century, however, some photographers began to question whether a single image could adequately capture the complexity of an individual. 182 more words