Tag Archives: William Eggleston

Joel Sternfeld: Stranger Passing

In an age when so much contemporary photography features flat, grey skies, deadpan, desaturated colours and pale, wan portrait subjects it is refreshing to review Joel Sternfeld, one of the early colourists, who along with William Eggleston and Stephen Shore, wrested colour photography … Continue reading

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A3 Research – Survivors in Ukraine: Stephen Shore

Background Stephen Shore’s Survivors in Ukraine (1) is highly relevant as research for assignment 3. It documents a community, albeit one defined by age and ethnicity as opposed to geography, and Shore, in this instance, might be described as a connected outsider. … Continue reading

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John Szarkowski: Mirrors and Windows

In 1978 John Szarkowski curated Mirrors and Windows: American Photography since 1960 at the Museum of Modern Art; in the same year the exhibition catalogue was published as a book of the same name (1). The exhibition explored Szarkowski’s theory … Continue reading

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Portraits Revisited

Influenced by looking at Bill Brandt, August Sander, and Frank Meadow Sutcliffe I completed the exercises either side of assignment one in black and white; this has been interesting and there is no doubt that monochrome continues to play an … Continue reading

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