Categories for Legends of Photography

Legends of Photography, Miniseries

In Memoriam Jerry Berndt (1943-2013)

  • Jul 21, 2013

I am dedicating this post to the civil rights photographer Jerry Berndt, who sadly passed away in Paris earlier this month.
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Legends of Photography, Miniseries, Rare Books

Life is Good & Good for you in New York by William Klein

  • Jul 12, 2013

Did William Klein know how to take photographs when he created the images that made him famous? If you asked him today he would likely answer he did not. A…
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First Editions, Legends of Photography, Miniseries, Rare Books

Ballet by Alexey Brodovitch

  • Jul 5, 2013

This is one of my favorite photobooks. It has it all – moving images, superb design and a great story. It stands as a one-of-a kind testament to the innovation of…
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Legends of Photography, Miniseries, Rare Books

Walker Evans: American Photographs

  • Jun 28, 2013

Travelling the land of the free, Walker Evans released photography in America from a cultural lockdown. By training his eye on the effects of the Depression era, he redrew the…
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Legends of Photography, Miniseries

Bill Brandt: A Night in London

  • Jun 21, 2013

Viewing the images in Bill Brandt’s A Night in London reminds me of Sherlock Holmes. As I turn the pages, I am transported to foggy nights in the capital city,…
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Legends of Photography, Miniseries

Delicate Nocturnal Moments

  • Jun 14, 2013

After seeing the dark mystery and intrigue to be had in Paris at night in the thirties, Brassaï took it upon himself to leave no source of light or reflection…
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Legends of Photography, Miniseries

Caught in the Act

  • Jun 7, 2013

With photography, as with many trades, it is often beneficial to have been trained in some other medium first. The ability to see things from a different perspective often stimulates…
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Legends of Photography, Miniseries

The Original Exquisite Sin

  • May 27, 2013

These hand-pulled photogravures are simply breathtaking to behold, and I do not say this lightly.There is work in the world of photography that enthralls me, there is work that draws me…
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