Looking at Life Magazine

Bad Copy

H
Bad Copy

  • 0
  • 0
  • 26
Coffee!

A
Coffee!

  • 0
  • 0
  • 61
masked reader

A
masked reader

  • Tel
  • Jun 25, 2022
  • 0
  • 2
  • 80
Shoes f2.4 paper negative

A
Shoes f2.4 paper negative

  • 0
  • 2
  • 106
Schtumptd

A
Schtumptd

  • 1
  • 0
  • 71

Recent Classifieds

Forum statistics

Threads
177,846
Messages
2,441,551
Members
94,328
Latest member
thedwp75
Recent bookmarks
0

doughowk

Subscriber
Joined
Feb 11, 2003
Messages
1,809
Location
Kalamazoo, MI
Shooter
Large Format
A Review of exhibit at International Center of Photography. An interesting quote, from the review, about photojournalist's efforts to use photography to change the world
they're so beautiful that they subvert their own mission to expose the horrors of poverty under Franco. They romanticize the village, in the way Walter Benjamin famously fretted about when he described the paradox of photography in general. The camera, artfully used, he wrote, was "incapable of photographing a tenement or a rubbish heap without transfiguring it." It turns even "abject poverty itself, by handling it in a modish, technically perfect way, into an object of enjoyment."
The review includes a slideshow of some of the pictures featured at the exhibit.
 
Photrio.com contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.
To read our full affiliate disclosure statement please click Here.

PHOTRIO PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Ilford ADOX Freestyle Photographic Stearman Press Weldon Color Lab
Top Bottom