I was fortunate to have some spare time this weekend, in between helping my friend Gary edit his photobook and unpacking the house as the renovations wind down. During some down time I showed him around my suburb, as he is from South Australia. The image above is a view that is going to be a regular place I visit.
During his stay we talked of many things and I took away plenty of food for thought. Things like; what are the driving factors behind modern curators choices in exhibiting photographic art? The importance of photographing your ‘place’ in the here and now. The rate and significance of urban change; amongst many other things.
It seems Sir Elton John has an extensive modernist photographic portrait collection.
Today it has been announced that Princeton University have released their Minor White Archive as a web site. This is my favourite image by him and one of my all time favourite images in the history of photography. Some of the reasons I like it are: it poses more questions than it answers it elegantly… Continue reading Minor White Archive!