Venice Biennale: Iraq's art world emerges from the ruins Mail & Guardian Online But she and British curator Jonathan Watkins, director of Birmingham's Ikon gallery, went on the road to find and meet artists from Kurdistan to Basra and Baghdad,...
Since his teen years, Hoshi has been obsessed by the nightlife of the urban entertainment districts of Tokyo; the vulgar neon signs, the dark trash-filled alleys, and the backdrop of human drama taking place both inside and outside the clubs and bars. Haruto Hoshi was born 1970 in Kanagawa and educated at Contemporary Photography Research Institute.
Reviewed by John Camp TOP looks at quite a few books over the course of a year; this is a review of an unusual one called A Photojournalist's Field Guide, with the subtitle, "In the trenches with combat photographer Stacy Pearsall."
"Photographers never want to talk about the fact that they may well be in decline. It's the greatest taboo subject of all," says Martin Parr in our special issue devoted to ageing. We spoke to photographers aged 19 to 100 about their career highs and how they keep their work fresh in the face of creative decline.
Alec Soth: A few years ago Robert Frank said, “There are too many images, too many cameras now. We’re all being watched. It gets sillier and sillier. As if all action is meaningful. Nothing is really all that special.
Stephen Shore: Actually, I started to use color a year before, in 1971, with two projects: the Mick-O-Matics, which were color snapshots, and the Amarillo postcards. I think it was simply the time was right for color photography.