From Tehran, Iran, to New York, Kourosh Sotoodeh followed his passion for photography.
“Reappropriation” is a collaborative effort between Kiritin Beyer, a French & Danish photographer, and Parris Jaru, a Jamaica-born painter.
I love Javier Vallhonrat approach to color – it’s very painterly and makes me think of Impressionism.
Nan Goldin’s photographs are not always easy to face. They show hardship, violence and pain. But they also, and more importantly, show life – the good, the bad, and the ugly of it.
Tyler Mitchell’s subjects, be they models or everyday people, are effortlessly cool, like only cool 19-year-olds know how to be. They play with gender roles and pay no mind to what people may think of their clothes or skin color. Mitchell shows us moments when being young and alive is all that matters.
You immediately know you’re looking at a Walker’s image when you see it. I find his work also eminently British, referencing old world grandeur and fairytales. I think the world can use more of those, don’t you?
I first discovered Philip-Lorca diCorcia through his fashion editorial for W Magazine. His fashion series lead me to his fine art work, which only deepened my love for him. I’ve since bought pretty much every one of his books (and he has quite a few!).
Prince Gyasi is 26 years old and shoots with a cell phone (!!), proof yet again that talent has nothing to do with experience or equipment.
William Eggleston is credited with making color photography a legitimate art form. To understand this, we need to put him back in his historical context, the late 1960s.
I have to confess that I had a hard time with some of Newton’s images for a long time. The nudity doesn’t bother me (I grew up in France in the 70s, where seeing a topless woman on the beach was par for the course!), but his seeming misogyny and the underlying S&M...