Probably the best photograph that actor Dennis Hopper, a talented amateur, ever took is called “Double Standard.” It depicts a Los Angeles streetcorner from the front seat of a convertible.
At night in London during World War II it was common for giant searchlights to scan the skies in an attempt to locate enemy aircraft.
There’s an old canard in the world of poetry that X.J. Kennedy—the now nonagenarian poet whose work is marked by a light touch—never got to be the poet laureate because he was also, well, funny.
The Dream Street Pittsburgh Photography Project consumed W. Eugene Smith’s life for three years, from 1955–1958.
Janet Malcolm died last year, and her passing was profiled in over 40,000 obituaries online. She left behind a huge entourage of fans who had spent decades immersed in her literary nonfiction.
”Our America elevates us to the stars while simultaneously pulling back the curtain to reveal our scars. The images can be edifying or terrifying.”
“The book is a joy to read. You can dip in anywhere and swim about in Dylan’s brain.”
Here is a beautiful book that belongs in the library of every lover of literature and every lover of fine portrait photography.
Caleb Kenna is a freelance photographer and certified drone pilot who lives in Middlebury, Vermont.
“Our forests, like our oceans, are vastly misunderstood and are commonly abused.
Having already read The World According to Karl Lagerfeld, this reader was almost positive that the World According to Christian Dior would be nothing like the former.
Full Disclosure: This is not an ordinary review. It’s personal.
If you have ever wondered why many veterans of war find it difficult, if not impossible, to talk about their experiences, this book will help you understand.
This is an unusual book because, in almost every way, it is a sequel to a documentary film. Without that film, there’d be no book.
“For those seeking an encyclopedic understanding of photographic art history, Photography by David Bate is an essential book and is highly recommended.”
“Doubilet offers, in perfect drawings of light, a place and a moment where a bird can love a fish, the sky can love the sea and, for a brief instant, in a razor-thin place, we can all be ri
In the whimsical 1990 film L.A.
“These masterworks by Levitt have cemented her reputation in the archives of major museums around the world and on the walls of serious collectors of photography.”
Albert Watson: Creating Photographs is a soft cover book that is hardly a coffee table book.
If you ask the Catholic Church, they’ll tell you that Saint Veronica—the apocryphal woman who wiped Christ’s bloodied, sweat-soaked face as he made his way to his death at Calvary—is the patron sai
This gorgeously produced book is a baby photo album with one major difference. All the Dads are gay men, married or single, who have become parents through surrogacy or by adoption.
“Isn’t the final goal of surrealism, after all, to transform the world?”
“Gross and Daley’s photographs tell a story, a deeply important story . . .”
It was probably a very good idea not to include the words “aura reading” in the title of this book, even though that is 100 percent what it is about.
“a deep intellectual probe into the importance and significance of photography as it morphed from a secondary tool of artists into photography’s acceptance as the art itsel