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11.05.09 Will Sherman

Armed with a powerful telephoto lens, Michael Wolf captures the unknowing inhabitants of Chicago’s skyscrapers. The voyeuristic project grew out of an ongoing series of cityscape shots, tightly cropped so as to lose all points of reference besides the building’s geometry. Recently published as “The Transparent City,” Wolf’s collection of photos, an invasion of privacy […]

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Will Sherman

Through constructed scenes, seemingly of a timeless era, Luke Smalley explores feminine and masculine ideals. His final body of work, “Sunday Drive,” tells the surprisingly beautiful story of three women prepping to see their boyfriends in jail, followed by the prison trio killing time until their arrival. The exhibition, held in memory of the 53-year-old […]

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10.28.09 Will Sherman

Pervy photographer Terry Richardson shot a spread for the latest issue of Supreme’s in-store magazine and not surprisingly, it’s very revealing. Following his photographs of Kermit the Frog, Lou Reed and countless fanboy models for the streetwear brand, Richardson shot Rosa Acostas posing over a “Fuck Em!” carpet with little more than a few carefully […]

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10.27.09 Will Sherman

Long before other toy-obsessed photographers were posing their playthings in sex scandals and war scenes, David Levinthal was putting his dolls on camera. In 1972, the New York-based photographer began working with Barbie, Ken and G.I. Joe in series of black and white images reacting to the sexual revolution of the past decade: the iconic […]

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10.23.09 Cajun Boy

Earlier in the week I ran across a quote attributed to legendary photographer Sam Haskins. It goes: “A photographer went to a socialite party in New York. As he entered the front door, the host said ‘I love your pictures – they’re wonderful; you must have a fantastic camera.’ He said nothing until dinner was […]

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10.19.09 Will Sherman

Best known for his large-scale images of excess, rendering unimaginable statistics like the millions of pieces of plastic dumped into the ocean each hour, photographer Chris Jordan focuses his lens more closely. Visiting the Midway Atoll, at the center of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Jordan took these disturbing photos of dead albatross chicks raised […]

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10.16.09 Will Sherman

Appropriating the medium of sports fans and panhandlers alike, Brian James photographs people posing with cardboard signs to “encourage a change in the reader, even if it is just a shift in their attitude.” With “many more people to inspire,” the photographer plans to indefinitely continue his “I’ll say it for you project,” which features […]

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10.13.09 Will Sherman

The Impossible Project is not so hopeless after all. Focused on developing new instant films, the group’s efforts have inspired Polaroid to bring back some old cameras back from the dead, particularly the Polaroid One, and produce a new digital version by next summer. The Dutch instant film revival group will begin manufacturing its own […]

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10.12.09 Will Sherman

Focused on the world of boxing, photographer Holger Keifel has captured more than 370 fighters, promoters and trainers in his last six years of shooting. Now the German-born photographer is exhibiting a selection of these powerful and detailed portraits that include Don King’s iced-out jewelry and Evander Holyfield’s gnawed off ear among other fantastic mutilations. […]

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09.22.09 Will Sherman

After a decade of tracking fellow street artists and graffiti writers, Berlin-based photographer and painter JUST is opening his first exhibition. “Just Taking Pictures” will feature photos of BLU, ZEVS, D*FACE and other insider images when it opens at Berlin’s ATM Gallery on October 16th. […]

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