Gerda Taro, living and dying for war

Gerda_Taro-Anonymous  Gerda Taro, 1.08.1910 – 26.7.1937

The first photo-journalist dying “on duty”.

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William Wegman, as natural as an animal

images William Wegman, Dec 2.1943, Single of the Day

 

 

 

 

“Sometimes I’ve drawn on autobiographical material, maybe situations that I’ve felt trapped by, and turned them into something else, but in a very superficial way. When you find yourself thinking and worrying about certain things they become ridiculous.”

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Horace Bristol, one Century in a click

hb-navy_2 Horace Bristol, Nov.16,1908-Aug.4.1997, Single of the Day

 

 

 

“(…) In 1956, devastated by the suicide of his wife, Bristol burned all the negatives and photographs that he kept at his seaside house in Japan, effectively ending one of the most intense photographic careers of his time. His remaining photographs were packed into footlockers, stored, and left untouched for nearly thirty years. (…)”

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25th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition

The Reef/La Mart, January 12-15 2017

Los Angeles County Museum for a permanent collection.