From WWD: “…Five books, three shows, a catalogue of the archives — The Richard Avedon Foundation has been busy since the famed photographer’s death in 2004. And at Christie’s Paris on Nov. 20, the foundation will auction 60 works — the largest group to come to market — to endow philanthropy supporting photography. The sale’s… Continue reading Oh, To Be in Boston For Avedon…
The original SUMO is a 480-page tribute that measures 20 x 27.5 inches, weighs 66 lb. and contains 464 pages of Helmut Newton’s (1920–2004) photography. It also costs $15,000. The new edition is 10.5 x 14.7 in. and is $150 making it easy for all us to be collectors.
When Polaroid announced it was no longer manufacturing analog Instant Film, Impossible b.v. was created to re-invent and re-start production of film for vintage Polaroid cameras. The organization started by acquiring the complete film production equipment in Enschede (NL) from Polaroid, signing a 10-year lease agreement on the factory building and engaging the cooperation of… Continue reading THE IMPOSSIBLE PROJECT
For sure, you have seen JULIUS SHULMAN’s photo of Pierre Koenig‘s Case Study 22 house (above). If not, you must have been hiding under some cultural rock. Shulman’s photographs of modern architecture are beautiful. In 2007, Taschen published the 3-volume Julius Shulman, Modernism Rediscovered, 3 Vols. The volumes contain photographs from Shulman’s personal archives and was… Continue reading JULIUS SHULMAN 1910-2009