Alec Soth, Songbook, Fine Art Photographs, at Sean Kelly: A View of the World

07 Feb
Alec Soth, Songbook, Fine Art Photographs, at Sean Kelly: A View of the World

A View of the World: Alec Soth, Songbook Its refreshing to see a Robert Frank-like view of the (American) world today: “staged” is not a term I think of when seeing Alec Soth, Songbook at Sean Kelly.  Rather, it is a view of a gritty, sad, exuberant now. A roaming survey of specific places that seem

01 Mar
Fine Art Photographer and Teacher Lisette Model

Lisette Model, who died in 1983, known as a fine art photographer whose searing images influenced a generation of great photographers, in many cases quite literally: she taught Diane Arbus, Larry Fink, among others, many of whom went on to leave their own marks on American photographic history.  Others were: Peter Hujar, Raymond Jacobs, Leon

19 Jan
Contemporary photography: Diane Arbus at SVA; Marvin Israel Documentary

Contemporary photography: Diane Arbus at SVA; Marvin Israel Documentary “Diane Arbus, Marvin Israel Tonight, Free,” scrolled across the marquee on the SVA theater while I was walking down West 23 Street to attend some openings (I didnt make it to a show of Winnipeg photographers at Julie Saul). Obviously, I went in.  A line was forming an