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Art Kane

Altra mostra che spero abbiate avuto occasione di vedere, l’antologica di Art Kane a Modena.

Insieme alle immagini iconiche, Harlem 1958, gli Who avvolti dalla Union Jack, Jim Morrison nell’armadio, i grandi temi sociali, i grandi sandwich, c’era anche questa foto per Vogue 1963 che ritrae Dolores Wettach.


A Great Day in Harlem

It was a Summer day in New York City, 1958. A young photographer paced nervously in front of a Harlem brownstone. He had spread word that he hoped to take a picture for a special edition of…

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1950's Jazz


Photo © Art Kane. Mothers of Invention, circa 1968

Art Kane was one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century. A bold visionary, Kane’s work encompassed fashion, editorial, celebrity portraiture, travel, and nudes with a restless and innovative eye, and he gravitated towards strong colour, eroticism and surreal humour. 158 more words



Photo © Art Kane. Jim Morrison, 1968

Three years since our Art Kane. Pictures from a Visionary Photographer, on Thursday June 25th the first big museum retrospective show dedicated to Art Kane’s genius will open at the Galleria civica in Modena. 137 more words


Independent Inspirational Wednesday.

Art Kane.

Art Kane is said to be one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. His photos of the fashion world and music industry focus on the individuality of each artist. 216 more words


See Art Kane's Most Memorable Music Portraits

On a Sunday morning in August 1958, Art Kane waited on E. 126th Street in Harlem. He was waiting for Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie and dozens of other jazz greats he’d invited to show up for a group photo that would appear in an Esquire special issue on jazz. 862 more words

Art Kane: Retrospective

Art Kane (1925 – 1995) was one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. His work deals with fashion, editorial, celebrity portraiture, travel, and is known for his… 192 more words