LaToya Ruby Frazier and Greg Lindquist discuss the aesthetics of decay. Their Planet of Slums exhibition opened December 17th at Third Streaming in NYC.
Aric Mayer discusses the problems and possibilities in photographing New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in this audio slideshow. Aric was the lead photographer covering the storm for The Wall Street Journal.
David Horvitz,infuses his practice with generosity and free distribution, concepts that are at the forefront of his most recent endeavor, Drugstore Beetle.
On the last weekend of January, the Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair (ALAC) stamped an impressive footprint on the second floor of the Pacific Design Center (PDC).
In a photograph my image exists outside of my physical body but does my body still live in a photograph? When applied to the photography of dead bodies, specifically crime scene photography, these questions take an interesting turn.
In his latest show at Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, photographer Barney Kulok leaves his camera behind to picture how we are constructing an invisible territory in the wireless domain.
Tina Schula and Nicola Kast are both artists who deal with the lingering presence of Nazism in their work.
There’s a frustration I face with modern photography—glossy spreads in magazines and head shots and landscapes. With the advent of Photoshop, everything just looks too perfect.
I am wrapped in a universe of temporal distortion when looking at Mark Borthwick’s photography.
In this edition of BOMB On the Inside, Gilles D’Amecourt interviews photographer Matthew Scott.
Alec Quig and Will Steacy discuss Steacy’s work and what it means to photograph “the rough side of town.”
Ben discovers a disturbing winter wonderland inside a painted over window and snaps a picture. He encourages others to submit their camera phone art to the blog.
Ben Handzo ruminates on the nature of documentary, in the context of the videos Carlos Motta and the photos of Mikhael Subotzky.
Watch a BOMBLive! This video features an interview of photographer Tina Barney by writer Michèle Gerber Klein, filmed at 192 Books in March 2011.
WEB EXCLUSIVE From big-box stores, thrift shops to dead malls, photographer Brian Ulrich has captured the US landscape of consumption for a decade—unflatteringly but never without empathy. Lynn Saville prompts him to elaborate on his vision and travels.
In Sanctuary, Crewdson’s newest series, the artist leaves behind his cinematic, large-scale technique for a more minimal, realist view. The BOMB crew headed to Great Barrington to talk to Crewdson about this departure.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Photographer Mitch Epstein, whose new show opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. on March 16, spoke with Richard B. Woodward for BOMBsite in 2009.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Matt Keegan and Eileen Quinlan’s Y! O! G… A. is at the Kitchen through December 22. Free yoga classes! Quinlan and Beshty meet on a New York Chinatown rooftop to discuss their work in 2009.
Zoe Beloff reflects on A Conversion Act, Nadja Bournonville’s project on hysteria.
A selection of photographs from Operación Condor, a series of military operations in South America, the site of Graham Greene’s Travels with my Aunt (1969).
This First Proof contains photography by Seton Smith.
This First Proof contains photographs by Horst Ademeit.
Poet Kim Rosenfield chronicles her encounter with Erica Baum’s evocative “Naked Eye Anthology.”
Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop is a catalogue for the exhibition Mia Fineman curated on early photographers’ efforts to revise their original photographs.
Fischli and Weiss press an editorial eye on airports as destination, and not simply as a stopping point to a destination.
Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace’s monumental tome is performed over a period of 24 hours in ten different locations in Berlin.