Posts Tagged ‘Retrospective’

Retrospective: Saul Leiter's Photography

Retrospective: Saul Leiter’s Photography

Like in Early Color Saul Leiter's Retrospective (Kehrer, ISBN 978-3868282580, $65) shines bright. Although Edward Steichen exhibited some of Saul Leiter's color photographs at The Museum of Modern Art in 1953, for 40 years afterward they remained virtually unknown to the art world. But his work in the 1940s and 1950s was an important contribution to …

Exposed – Portrait Photography By Bryan Adams

Exposed – Portrait Photography By Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams divides his time between music and photography. Many people are not aware of the latter case. In the late nineties 1959 born Adams became curious about making photographic self-portraits for his album covers, and so chose to pick up the camera himself. That serendipitous decision was the beginning of a successful photographic career, …


Retrospective: Taking My Time By Joel Meyerowitz

Retrospective: Taking My Time By Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz is one of America’s most iconic photographers with a vast spectrum of work. He is a preeminent street photographer, having broken new ground in the genre in the 1960s. He is also a pioneer of color photography, as testified by his classic pictures of Cape Cod. And he is the photographer who has …

Eric Stanton: The Rembrandt Of Pulp-Culture

Eric Stanton: The Rembrandt Of Pulp-Culture

This multilingual retrospective volume entitled The Art Of Eric Stanton (Taschen, ISBN 978-3-8365-3930-2, $39.99) covers Stanton’s work from the late 1940s until the 1990s, including over 500 comic strips, single illustrations, and magazine covers. Eric Stanton (1926-1999) has been called “the Rembrandt of Pulp-Culture” and it’s not hard to see why—he is perhaps the brightest …

Retinal Shift By Mikhael Subotzky

Retinal Shift By Mikhael Subotzky

“For me, photography has become a way of attempting to make sense of the very strange world that I see around me. I don’t ever expect to achieve that understanding, but the fact that I am trying comforts me,”  says Mikhael Subotzky. Mikhael Subotzky was born in Cape Town in 1981. He became the youngest …


Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs

Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs

"When I first me Linda she was already working as a photographer. It was later when she came to take pictures of The Beatles that our friendship blossomed into romance … the difference between Linda and many of her contemporaries was that she knew what she was photographing …" writes Paul McCartney. "I like a …