Jan Saudek, 13.5.1935, Single of the Day
When photography is painted by ambiguity and question marks. Happy Birthday, Mr. Saudek.
George Platt Lynes, 15.4.1907-6.12.1955, Single of the Day,
Looking at personalities beyond personalities, with a camera.
Pierre Molinier, 13.4.1900 – 3.3.1976, Single of the Day
Obession for body makes it an art. Happy birthday Monsieur Molinier.
Eadweard Muybridge, 9.4.1930 – 8.5.1904, Single of the Day
In the archive of photography to find jewels. Thank you Mr. Muybridge.
Bruce Weber, 29.3.1946, Single of the Day
After Bruce, fashion has never been the same. Happy Birthday Mr. Weber!
You always wonder if you can make plays at the end
Edward Weston, 24.3.1886 – 1.1.1958, Single of the Day
Imagining substance into the form. Happy Birthday Mr. Weston
Diane Arbus, 14.3.1923 – 26.7.1971, Single of the Day
Thank you Ms. Arbus for teaching us that odd is us, too. Happy Birthday!
Edward Sheriff Curtis, 16.2.1868 – 19.10.1952, Single of the Day
The simple reality of American roots
Edward S. Curtis the North American Indian, May 11 through September 10, 2017 –
The Muskegon Museum of Art, Michigan
Duane Michals, 18.2.1932, Single of the Day.
“I have a new concept. I call it the “prose portrait.” A prose portrait doesn’t necessarily show you what someone looks like; it’s not a line-for-line reproduction of a face. A prose portrait tells you what the nature of the person is about. When I photographed Magritte, the portrait was made in the nature of Magritte. When I photographed Warhol, the portrait was in the character, the mystery—if there is one—of Warhol. You can’t capture someone, per se. How could you? The subject probably doesn’t even know who he (or she) is. So, for me, a prose portrait is about a person, rather than of a person.”
Manuel Alvarez Bravo, 4.2.1902-19.10.2002, Single of the Day
“The important thing in a photographer is his work, his sincerity, his ability to transcend the documentary to achieve human fulfillment …”