Tag: Philip Montgomery

  • A Photographer’s Unflinching Portrait of America in Crisis

    A Photographer's Unflinching Portrait of America in Crisis

    A Photographer’s Unflinching Portrait of America in Crisis

    Philip Montgomery shares the stories behind nine images in his new photobook “American Mirror.”

    via Aperture: https://aperture.org/editorial/philip-montgomery-unflinching-portrait-of-america-in-crisis/

    As Patrick Radden Keefe writes in American Mirror, “Montgomery’s photographs capture the reality of Americans in crisis, in all our flawed, tragic, ridiculous glory.” Here, we look at the stories behind nine of Montgomery’s iconic photographs.

  • Philip Montgomery’s Up-Close Portrait of an America in Crisis | The New Yorker

    For nearly a decade, the photographer has been chronicling the country’s historic struggles, with an intimacy that can be achieved only by getting uncomfortably close.
  • A Week at the Pandemic’s Epicenter – The New York Times

    A week inside New York’s public hospitals.
  • The Coronavirus Crisis Reveals New York at Its Best and Worst | The New Yorker

    The final weekend of semi-ordinary life in New York arrived on Friday the 13th. In the week that followed, New York became a ghost town in a ghost nation on a ghost planet. The gravity and scale of what is happening can overwhelm the details of daily life, in which human beings seek a plateau of normalcy in abnormal times, just as they always have in blitzes and battles. Nobody has any confidence at all about whether we are seeing the first phases of a new normal, the brief calm before a worse storm, or a wise reaction that may allow, not so horribly long from now, for a renewal of common life. Here are some notes on things seen by one walker in the city, and some voices heard among New Yorkers bearing witness, on and off the streets.
  • Stop-and-Frisk in Newark

    20140725 lens montgomery slide D7UK articleInlineStop-and-Frisk in Newark

    Dinnertime, replied one man who somehow thought eating on the hood of a car in the dead of winter in Newark was a good idea. “It was a little sketchy,” said Philip Montgomery, a photographer who hopped out of the car with the officers, his huge strobe popping like a paparazzo’s.