Inspired by Japanese photography of the Provoke era

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I have always been interested in the art of Japan, since teenage years. And having lived there, I developed a fascination for the unique aesthetics of Japanese photography. There is a renewed interest in bringing the ‘Provoke’ movement of the 1960s and early 1970s to a broader, international audience, led by A/Fixed, and English language collective, working with the Benrido Collotype …

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Robert Frank’s ‘The Americans’ .. Looking In

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Just received the definitive guide to Robert Frank‘s seminal work “The Americans“. From the National Gallery of Art Exhibition of 2009, the book features all of the images and all of his contact sheets – in themselves, reason to get this book, to start to understand Frank’s options and his thought processes. It also explores his approach to curation and …