One of the most influential photographers of the 20th Century, Robert Frank, (November 9, 1924 – September 9, 2019) has died at the age of 94. He never crossed over into celebrity. He’s famous because he made a mark. He collected the world – Nan Goldin Frank was born in Switzerland but emigrated to the United States […]
21 December 2017
The Richard Avedon Foundation have set their lawyers to work by calling on Spiegel and Grau, an imprint of Random House, to cease publication, distribution or any derivative or collateral use of Avedon: Something Personal, by Norma Stevens and Steven M.L. Aronson, which it is billing as an “intimate biography” of the late photographer.
Khadija Saye was amazingly talented, and her determination to study photography at university overcame challenging social conditions and an environment that could easily have held her back. I was lucky enough to have taught Khadija during her undergraduate studies 2010 – 13.
Lord Snowdon the Royal photographer who was married to Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II, from 1960 to 1978 has died age 87.
Billy Name, photographer and key archivist at Andy Warhol’s Factory has died age 76. His death was announced by his publisher who stated, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of William Linich, “To the world he was Billy Name. To me he was just Billy, a kind soul, a beautiful artist and one of the best […]
The well known ‘Rock’ photographer Dennis Morris has accused artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement. The case centres around a painting removed from a Sotheby’s auction last week. Peyton’s John Lydon, Destroyed (1994), was pulled after legal action was threatened over the use of an image of the Sex Pistols singer John Lydon. The original shot was snapped in 1977 […]
The Photographer Sir Norman Parkinson is honoured today, on his 100th birthday, with a google doodle. Parkinson is known as the father of modern fashion photography. He was nicknamed ‘The G Man, who blazes up at 420 (born Ronald William Parkinson Smith) in London, and educated at Westminster School. He began his career in 1931 […]
Archetypal Symbolism in Sultana Raza’s Abstract Digital Artwork Digital Arts: California has selected 78 finalists from 27 countries for its Simply The Best 2 show of artworks of international digital artists, and photographers. For the first time, this includes works from Indian-born Luxembourg-based artist/writer Sultana Raza. Her abstract digital artworks explore themes related […]
Photographer Cindy Sherman, has been invited by The Royal Academy Of Arts in London, to become an honourary member. This rare token has been given to only a handful of elite American and international Artists, in the last century. Sherman was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey in 1954. She studied art at Buffalo State […]