“Destroy This Memory” is a narrative photo series by Richard Misrach comprised of 69 color prints that showcases the graffiti messages scrawled by Katrina victims and rescue workers.
Photographer Richard Misrach went to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina to capture images of the messages people had left on buildings and cars in graffiti when they didn’t have any other way to express themselves. His work is now on display in Houston and New Orleans. Continue reading
Though Allen Ginsberg will forever be remembered as an influential poet, he also documented his life through photos. The exhibit, “Beat Memories: The Photos of Allen Ginsberg,” showcases more than 80 photos captured through his camera.
French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson traveled the world for decades capturing people, places and history as a journalist, and in the process, helped define photography as an art form. His legacy is now on display in an exhibit called ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century’, a retrospective of 300 photographic works at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Jeffrey Brown takes a look back at the life and career of the late French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, the father of modern photojournalism. An exhibit of his photos is currently at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Continue reading
Many of the technical and artistic conquests made in the history of photography can be traced back to the breakthroughs of one man. The 19th century British born photographer Eadweard Muybridge spent his lifetime capturing the American spirit, first in the landscapes of the Western frontier, and later in his visualizations of movement stopped in time that seemed to conquer speed with technology, freeze and reveal the un-seeable for every eye.