Author: Trent

  • He’s Bigger Than Picasso on AI Platforms, and He Hates It

    He’s Bigger Than Picasso on AI Platforms, and He Hates It The advent of AI generators has led to an avalanche of rip-off artworks that have used Grzegorz Rutkowski’s name as a prompt.via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/766241/hes-bigger-than-picasso-on-ai-platforms-and-he-hates-it/The advent of AI generators has led to an avalanche of rip-off artworks that have used Grzegorz Rutkowski’s name as a prompt.

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Ken Light’s Photographs of Migrants on the US-Mexico Border

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Ken Light’s Photographs of Migrants on the US-Mexico BorderBetween 1983 and 1987 along the California/Mexico border, Ken Light took his Hasselblad camera and flash and rode along with US Border Patrol agents i…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/ken-light-s-photographs-of-migrants-on-the-us-mexico-border/In piercing words and in strobe-lit images caught against the dark of night, Midnight La Frontera’s immediacy underscores the […]

  • A Year Under the Taliban – The New York Times

    A Year Under the TalibanA single year of extremist rule has turned life upside down for Afghans, especially women. A photographer who has long called the country home captured the jarring changes.Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/30/world/asia/afghanistan-kabul-taliban-women.htmlSix weeks later, I returned, and for the past year I have worked on documenting life under the Taliban. (For the safety of […]

  • Pete Souza’s Obama Book Cuts Obama Out of the Picture – The New York Times

    An Obama Book That Cuts Obama Out of the PictureLink: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/28/us/politics/pete-souza-obama-book.htmlCraighead had been hired as chief photographer days earlier and “was freaking out about logistics,” he recounted. “She had no credentials or, you know, anything for the inauguration.”

  • Waves: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb – LENSCRATCH

    Waves: Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb – LENSCRATCHWaves (Radius Books 2022) by creative partners Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb includes photographs and text that navigate the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. These photographs were captured by Alex and Rebecca in Cape Cod, Massachusetts from March 2020 through May 2021. Alex captured photographs of […]

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Alessandra Sanguinetti Explores the Relationship of Photography and Death

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Alessandra Sanguinetti Explores the Relationship of Photography and DeathSince 2014, Alessandra Sanguinetti has been returning to the small town of Black River Falls in Wisconsin, creating the photographs that would come to…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/alessandra-sanguinetti-explores-the-relationship-of-photography-and-death/Since 2014, Alessandra Sanguinetti has been returning to the small town of Black River Falls in Wisconsin, creating the photographs […]

  • Photojournalist Consistently Captures Unique Angles of NYC’s Skyline | PetaPixel

    Photojournalist Consistently Captures Unique Angles of NYC’s SkylineRefreshingly unique photos.via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/09/23/photojournalist-consistently-captures-unique-angles-of-nycs-skyline/Photojournalist Gary Hershorn has a distinctive flair for enchanting luminosity and utilizing unconventional vantage points. This is a persistent challenge when shooting one of New York City’s most popular subjects: its skyline.

  • Wolfgang Tillmans’s Beautiful Awareness | The New Yorker

    Wolfgang Tillmans’s Beautiful AwarenessThe photographer talks about his first MOMA retrospective and how his prescient art flows from the act of paying attention.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-new-yorker-interview/wolfgang-tillmanss-beautiful-awarenessIt’s fascinating that, when I started using photography as my main medium and art, obviously, I had no idea that this medium would become so central to all life, […]

  • Large Format Photos Document Black Communities in the 1980s Deep South | PetaPixel

    Large Format Photos Document Black Communities in the 1980s Deep SouthHe toured the Deep South extensively in the 1980s.via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/09/23/large-format-photos-document-black-communities-in-the-1980s-deep-south/Baldwin Lee toured the Deep South throughout the 1980s where he captured Black Americans on a 4×5 large format camera.

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Baldwin Lee’s Intimate Portrayal of Daily Life in the American South

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Baldwin Lee’s Intimate Portrayal of Daily Life in the American SouthIn 1983, the photographer Baldwin Lee left his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, and set off on a road trip through the American South. He did not know wh…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/baldwin-lee-s-intimate-portrayal-of-daily-life-in-the-american-south/In 1983, the photographer Baldwin Lee left his home in Knoxville, Tennessee, and set […]

  • The Women of Magnum Photos | The New Yorker

    The Women of Magnum PhotosAn exhibit, at the International Center of Photography, of the work of twelve photographers includes a daringly intimate depiction of life during the recent revolution in Lebanon, by Myriam Boulos.via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/10/03/the-women-of-magnum-photosAn exhibit, at the International Center of Photography, of the work of twelve photographers includes a daringly intimate depiction of life during […]

  • The Midcentury Photographers Who Balanced Reportage with Artistry

    The Midcentury Photographers Who Balanced Reportage with ArtistryFrom W. Eugene Smith to Dorothea Lange, Olivia Laing considers the tensions between record and metaphor in the 1950s and ’60s.via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/the-midcentury-photographers-who-balanced-reportage-with-artistry/From W. Eugene Smith to Dorothea Lange, photography in the 1950s and ’60s was alive with the tensions between record and metaphor.

  • Marilyn Nance’s Euphoric Chronicle of a Legendary African Arts Festival

    Marilyn Nance’s Euphoric Chronicle of a Legendary African Arts FestivalIn 1977, when the photographer traveled to Nigeria for FESTAC, she discovered a thrilling reunion of the African Diaspora.via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/marilyn-nances-euphoric-chronicle-of-a-legendary-african-arts-festival/In 1977, when the photographer Marilyn Nance traveled to Nigeria for FESTAC, she discovered a euphoric reunion of the African Diaspora.

  • Federal Judge Halts Arizona Ban on Filming Police Within 8 Feet | PetaPixel

    Federal Judge Halts Arizona Ban on Filming Police Within 8 FeetA federal judge has halted a controversial law in Arizona that made it illegal for bystanders to film police from within 8 feet.via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/09/10/federal-judge-halts-arizona-ban-on-filming-police-within-8-feet/A federal judge has halted the controversial new state law in Arizona that bans people from photographing and filming police officers […]

  • The Personal Wars of Ukraine’s Women — Blind Magazine

    The Personal Wars of Ukraine’s Women — Blind MagazinePhotographer Hailey Sadler writes about her encounters with Ukrainian women during the war that transfigured their country.via Blind Magazine: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/stories/the-personal-wars-of-ukraines-women/Photographer Hailey Sadler writes about her encounters with Ukrainian women during the war that transfigured their country.

  • These Photographs Were Made in Protest

    These Photographs Were Made in ProtestThe camera became the center of Chauncey Hare’s life, and a tool for awakening his political consciousness.via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/741181/chauncey-hare-quitting-your-day-job/Hare’s photography is little known today, partly because of his own efforts. Disillusioned with the art world, he called himself an “anti-official art artist” for a time before bitterly denouncing his artistic […]

  • Michelle Agins on Perseverance and Photographing Martin Luther King

    Michelle Agins on Perseverance and Photographing Martin Luther KingThe second Black woman ever hired as a New York Times staff photographer, Agins built her career at a time when photo editors gave very few assignments to women — much less to women of color.via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/761200/michelle-agins-on-perseverance-and-photographing-martin-luther-king/The second Black woman ever hired as a New York […]

  • Bangkok May Be Gone by Warun “Bearly” Siriprachai – burn magazine

    Bangkok May Be Gone by Warun “Bearly” Siriprachai“Bangkok May Be Gone” By Warun “Bearly” Siriprachai “It’s such a stressful situation as flood levels in Bangkok are at a dangerous level. Thailand had experienced a huge flo…via burn magazine: https://www.burnmagazine.org/essays/2022/09/bangkok-may-be-gone-by-warun-bearly-siriprachai/“It’s such a stressful situation as flood levels in Bangkok are at a dangerous level. Thailand had […]

  • Visa pour l’Image in the Shadow of Ukraine — Blind Magazine

    Visa pour l’Image in the Shadow of Ukraine — Blind MagazineFor thirty-four years, the international festival of photojournalism “Visa pour l’Image,” in Perpignan, has reflected the world’s upheavals. Ukraine is necessarily at the forefront of this 2022 reiteration, which is also attentive to other crises and which even manages from time to time to come […]

  • “Beware the Ides of March” Julius Caesar by Jérôme Sessini – burn magazine

    “Beware the Ides of March” Julius Caesar by Jérôme Sessini“Beware the Ides of March” Julius Caesar Photographs and text y Jérôme Sessini In 2014 until 2017, I worked in the Russian-speaking regions of Donbass, in Donetsk, Luhansk, Mariupol… Russia was cle…via burn magazine: https://www.burnmagazine.org/essays/2022/09/beware-the-ides-of-march-julius-caesar-by-jerome-sessini/In 2014 until 2017, I worked in the Russian-speaking regions of Donbass, in […]