I swoon every time I look at her photographs. View more of her work here.
Love her work. View more here.
The Beauty of the Image
“If Dijkstra’s work sometimes flirts with essentialism and sentimentality, ultimately it maintains an edge that cuts the saccharine taste. The strategy is one that satisfies both a critical audience that expects discourse and a more populist one that prefers beautiful pictures.” -from a review in the latest issue of ARTFORUM by Jordan Kantor of Rineke Dijkstra’s...
The Enraptured Face
Marco Anelli, from the series ‘In Your Eyes’, documentation of Marina Abramović‘s, ‘The Artist Is Present’ MoMA, New York, 2010 “A symbolic substitute is required in order to externalize the imagined controlling gaze of the ‘big Other’: this job could be performed by an enraptured face carrying within it the idea of a space extending endlessly inwards, with which one could briefly...
Of all the inspiring stuff I’ve been looking at lately, artist Letha Wilson takes the cake. I’ve been thinking a lot about nature vs. the unnatural; about what happens when you bring something artificial into a natural environment, thus obstructing it, and then forging the two to create new meaning. What does that shock look like? How does that unnaturalness manifest itself? Behold: ...
I am completely in awe of how this guy manages to capture light in these images from his series entitled City of London. The cinematic feel definitely evokes Philip-Lorca diCorcia. View more here.
Sarah Mei Herman
I keep finding scraps of paper around my apartment with names of photographers to look at and/or post about. I now have a few of them in one place so here we go. From her series entitled Julian and Jonathan. View more of her wonderful work here.