Sunday, May 27, 2007

Weekly Picture 83

Weekly Picture 83: Unicorn, Nassau Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 5.17.2007

Monday, May 21, 2007

A Splash of Photo History Comes to Light

At first glance the two pictures seem to be gorgeous anachronisms, full-color blasts from the black-and-white world of 1908, the year Ford introduced the Model T and Theodore Roosevelt was nearing the end of his second term.

NY Times

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Weekly Picture 82

Log, Nassau Avenue, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 5.7.2007

Friday, May 11, 2007

Brandon Lattu at Leo Koenig Inc.

Ultimately, Photography is subversive not when it frightens, repels or even stigmatizes, but when it is pensive, when it thinks...

- Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida

Leo Koenig Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a solo exhibition of new photo-based works by Brandon Lattu. An extremely considered artist, for this exhibition, Lattu will be exhibiting works that have occupied his attention over the last several years. A conceptualist who uses photography, sculpture, and digitally based imagery, Lattu has carefully labored over the most intricate details of his images to produce works that seduce with a deceptively simple and elegant beauty. At the same time these images resonate on an equally powerful sentient level.
Link. Thanks, Julian.

Sunday, May 6, 2007

Weekly Picture 81

Carwash 3759, Chelsea, NYC, 4.11.2007

Friday, May 4, 2007


Among the benefits of multiculturalism was an expanded field for photography. Until recently the only photographic view the Western art market acknowledged, or even knew about, was the Euro-American view. The assumption was that photographic depiction was a Western prerogative. The role of the rest of the world was to be exotic, “ethnic” subject. link

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Liz Deschenes

For several years, Deschenes has teased apart the photographic process in compelling ways, mixing and matching its steps in an attempt to explain the camera’s magic without diminishing it and to remind viewers of the viral proliferation of screens in contemporary life. link