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Garry Winogrand’s Life in Color

Garry Winogrand’s Life in Color

Garry Winogrand’s colour photographs were first unveiled at the New Document exhibition at MoMA in 1967. However, a few days later, the projector caught fire and Winogrand’s color images were never seen again—until now. Fifty-two years after New Document and thirty-five years after Winogrand’s death, Drew Sawyer, the newly appointed curator of the Brooklyn Museum, decided it was time to rediscover Winogrand’s color photographs. The exhibition Garry Winogrand: Color is on view at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until December 8.

INSIDE THE FRAME - Bad Taste

INSIDE THE FRAME – Bad Taste

For the exhibition Garry Winogrand: Color at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, Blind looks at a “ketchup-mustard” photograph of this master of colour. 

Gaia Squarci on Her Experience as a Visual Storyteller

Gaia Squarci is a photographer and video artist, a contributor to Blind, who divides her time between Milan and New York, where she teaches multimedia at the International Center of Photography. She produces photographs for the press and personal projects, always with the aim of publishing a story that hasn’t been told. In this interview, she talks about her commitment and her photographic work.

Frank Stewart’s Nexus: An American Photographer’s Journey

Since the 1960’s Frank Stewart has worked to capture intimate and empathic photographs of Black life, music, and culture. This new book is the first complete monograph and retrospective of Stewart’s work, bringing together 103 photographs, along with an artist interview, and texts by multiple critical voices, illuminating Stewart’s remarkable career.

CC Train, N.Y.C., 1985. © Richard Sandler

The Eyes of the City

Starting in 1977, photographer Richard Sandler wandered the streets of Boston and New York, creating photographs that captured the changing city with its dramatic juxtapositions of class and race. The first major retrospective of Sandler’s work is on display at the Bronx Documentary Center through March 26th. The exhibition includes photographs from his monograph The Eyes of the City, other never-before-seen prints from his archive, and three of his films.

Rosalind Fox Solomon: Raw and Humane

As part of Paris Photo, MUUS Collection features Rosalind Fox Solomon: The Early Work—an exhibition that focuses on the emergence of the American portraitist’s style.

Untitled, 2019, Glass paint on postcard, Sage © Elke Tangeten

What to see at Paris Photo?

To collectors around the world Paris Photo is a highly anticipated fair, and, to enthusiasts, an enormous exhibition that spans the history of photography from the nineteenth century through the present, as well as a panorama of current trends: what’s being done, what’s being bought.

Cocoa Beach, Florida I 1983 © Mitch Epstein

Mitch Epstein: The Color of Recreation

Mitch Epstein brings out a new edition of his landmark work, Recreation, first published in 2005: nostalgic tableaus by a lover of color.

Blue Sky, Sunshine, White Sand by the Mile

Blue Sky, Sunshine, White Sand by the Mile

“I wasn’t trying to be like the guy who photographed my Bar Mitzvah, someone who comes in to please everyone. I wish it was Diane Arbus who took the pictures of my Bar Mitzvah,” says Jewish-American photographer Godlis, remembering the 1974 trip to Florida that changed his life — pictures from which have just been published in the new book Godlis: Miami.

A History of Documentary Photography, Part II

A History of Documentary Photography, Part II

The peculiar thing about documentary photography is that, since the inception of the medium, documenting has been the very purpose of photography as a whole. Here, historian Guillaume Blanc continues his in-depth look at what many consider to be the nobility of photography. Read the first part of the course here if needed.

Tod Papageorge: Hooked on Acropolis

Tod Papageorge: Hooked on Acropolis

STANLEY/BARKER publishes a series of Tod Papageorge’s photographs made in 1983–84. In elegant shades of grey, the images show tourists wandering around the Acropolis of Athens, attesting to the contemplative power of the famous site.

© The Anonymous Project / Lee Shulman

The Anonymous Project: Slide Attitude

Lee Shulman, the creator of The Anonymous Project, invited Blind to his small Parisian studio. The collector and his team receive, select and sort thousands of slides of unknown people and give them a second life.

Matt Eich: “I Don't Dress Loud, I Don't Walk Loud, I Don't Talk Loud”

Matt Eich: “I Don’t Dress Loud, I Don’t Walk Loud, I Don’t Talk Loud”

Among many other gifts, Matt Eich has been blessed with a long attention span: his widely praised look at a struggling community in rural Ohio began more than 13 years ago, and he’s been returning to Baptist Town—a Mississippi neighborhood wracked by poverty and violence—for seven years. The result of his ongoing focus? Intimate, seductively subtle stories that sometimes feel like memory itself. Eich’s eye for moments loaded with emotion, combined with a considered approach to the role—and limits—of documentary photography, has led to frequent assignments from the likes of the New York Times Magazine, Outside, Time, and National Geographic, among others.

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