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Willem de Kooning (by Arnold Newman, 1959)

“Estoy convencido de que cualquier intento fotográfico por mostrar al hombre completo es una tontería. Sólo podemos mostrar, lo mejor que podamos, lo que el hombre exterior revela. 61 more words


on composition

“I am always lining things up, measuring angles, even during this interview. I’m observing the way you sit and the way you fi t into the composition of the space around you.”

Arnold Newman

On Photography

Assignment 2: Environmental Portraits

These images are from the Behold :The Photog blog at SLATE magazine. The first two images are portraits by Maja Daniels who was commissioned by New York magazine to photograph french identical twins, Monette and Mady. 104 more words


Masterpieces & Curiosities: Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage at The Jewish Museum, September 25, 2015 - February 14, 2016

“This exhibition focuses on Stieglitz’s enduring 1907 photogravure of steerage-class passengers aboard the ocean liner Kaiser Wilhelm II. This much-reproduced image has often been regarded as evidence of the poor conditions under which many immigrants arrived in America, but in fact was taken on a voyage from the United States to Europe. 287 more words


Πνευματικές συγγένειες

Ψάχνοντας για τις έγχρωμες φωτογραφίες του Νίκου Οικονομόπουλου-η αληθινά πολύ μεγάλη έκπληξη, που θα άξιζε να κάνω και κάποια ανάρτηση και θα άξιζε κι εσείς να τις δείτε-έπεσα πάνω σ’αυτή την ανεπίληπτης ομορφιάς εικόνα δεξιά, όπου το θυμόσοφο της μορφής του πρώτου πλάνου αντιπαρατίθεται καρτερικά με το πηγαία ζωηρό των παιδικών μορφών στο δεύτερο και όλα αυτά πλαισιωμένα από ένα φόντο που θαρρείς πως προετοιμάστηκε για να τα περικλείσει στο περίγραμμα του. 19 more words

Water Barrel #1

Pardon the artsy title here—so many possibilities came to mind as I studied the shot that I simply took an easy out. An aerial landscape taken from a drone? 35 more words


The Master of Environmental Portraits.

Very few photographers were able to capture the “humanity of the moment” and the “vision” (Robert Franks 1) in photography like Arnold Newman did. His portraits ranged from celebrities to artist and even to high rulers. 794 more words