Best known for his surrealist paintings (think green apples and bowler hats), but Rene Magritte also utilized photography to create his surrealist vision. See the full article here.
The surrealist movement of the mid 1920s is probably best remembered by works from artists such as Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, or Georgio de Chirico. But surrealism was also represented by photographers and filmmakers, who found the new medium especially suited to creating images that … Continue reading Surrealism and Photography
Working on some free associations with images of personal interest; each is evocative of a mood and story.
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Article from American Photographer about Czech artist Josef Kouldelka.
Interview with Duane Michaels on his work on the occasion of his retrospective.
Vivian Maier, a nanny by trade, was also a prolific photographer whose work was literally unknown until shortly before her death, when boxes containing thousands of negatives, prints, and even un-developed film were discovered in storage. Her work is largely a very personal reflection of her day to day world, and often emulates the “street photography” style of the mid 20th century.