‘Crusade for Art’ Is On a Mission to Connect Emerging Photographers with Art Buyers – Feature Shoot


Heather Evans Smith‘Crusade for Art’ Is On a Mission to Connect Emerging Photographers with Art Buyers

Jennifer Schwartz of Crusade for Art is on a mission, trying to piece together the puzzle by connecting emerging photographers with collectors and galleries — one art CSA at a time – as well as providing grant opportunities for new projects. We caught up with the gallerist-turned-arts-evangelist who told us why now is the time for art and what we can do to protect it.

Dennis Welsh: Telling Stories with Passion, Precision and Empathy « The Leica Camera


Dwp artisans moser 101713 089Dennis Welsh: Telling Stories with Passion, Precision and Empathy

When I first spoke with him about how to make a living at it, his advice to me was pretty simple, “Throw everything into your photography. Put everything else aside.” At the time, I was a recent college graduate with no money, so it wasn’t difficult to put everything else aside — there was nothing else. I just jumped in with both feet and never looked back

Mishka Henner Interview – Part 2 | A Photo Editor

Mishka Henner Interview – Part 2

I made “Less Americains” for a number of reasons but a major one was because I was getting sick and tired of this monumentalizing of Robert Frank’s “The Americans.” It was as if the book had become a biblical text that couldn’t be questioned. It was beyond reproach. I was thinking, “Hang on a minute. The discussion around that work is turning it into some sort of mythology. They’re just creating myths. And I really don’t like that. I react very strongly to that.

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Tumblr inline n7bw8vSu0t1qdth1b5 Questions for Peter van Agtmael

Emotion is the starting point but emotion can be cloudy and two dimensional on its own. I’ve tried to first let myself feel, then try to interpret what I’ve been feeling, then root it in the history of the medium and of human experience, which of course are two things that are cyclical but nonetheless leave plenty of room for freedom. They also help balance each other out. Sometimes the mind is terrifying and sometimes the heart is.