This is why the Art-world is fucked up

In todays email I received the following; “Join us at the April 15 Aperture Spring Party & Dinner featuring The Photographer’s Cookbook” . So I was curious, and clicked the link, which brought me to this page; “Support Aperture and celebrate the publication of The Photographer’s Cookbook by Aperture and George Eastman Museum—a book of […]

Pimps and Whores of the Art World

There is a disturbing trend in contemporary fine art photography towards gigantism. Huge, ceiling-to-floor and wall-to wall-sized prints. This actually isn’t something new, but it is now becoming the norm. Hardly anyone produces 8″ X 10″ prints these days. Duane Michals is an artist who has had a major influence on me. In a recent […]