I abandoned the Modern men project for a while. I made the book and ordered it, but it wasn’t exactly what I hoped it would be. I want to make a book which is less defined in subject-matter. Maybe mix in landscapes and still-lives. What the book should be about is hard for me to define, but then again the…
Modern Men book out soon.
[singlepic id=317 w=300 h=200 float=] My second selfpublished artists-book entitled “Modern men” will be out soon. It’s a photographic essay about men in rural and urban landscapes. detachement from environment and vulnerability are the underlying themes of the book. The first edition consists of 50 handnumbered, signed copies and contains an original print of 19×23 cm.
Yip auction on 24th of october
this picture will be up for auction: [singlepic id=250 w=300 h=200 float=] it’s for a good cause, there’ll be lot’s of interesting photos being sold (Ruud van Empel, Jasper de Beyer,Berend Strik and lots of others)! link: YIPart 2010
As I was browsing through my archives, I found this picture of a priest. [singlepic id=298 w=300 h=200 float=] I’d always thought it was good with the nice lighting and all, but I never did anything with it. Besides it was shot on some very grainy film and I never use that anymore so I didn’t think it would fit…
CBK exhibites 5 works
The CBK in Amsterdam is showing 5 of my works from 6th of september. If you want to visit here’s the link. There’s no formal opening, but it’s worth your while. 3 of the works from the Seelevel collection and 2 of the Shopping Miracles-series. www.cbkamsterdam.nl edit: I looked on their site and the show is not on there, but…
Group exhibition in Fort Vijfhuizen
My work is showing at Fort Vijfhuizen. Dutch collector Frans Oomen has included my work. http://www.kunstfort.nl/en/speed-bump
Couldnt have said it better, Paul Grahams article
everyone read this article by Paul Graham ; it’s about the kind of photography i love and is often overlooked nowadays by the artworld , while it’s still so massively important. http://www.paulgrahamarchive.com/writings_by.html
Found it! Helen Levitt, Crosstown
Only 6000 copies ever made, one printrun. It’s the absolute best book on the famous streetphotographer Helen Levitt who passed away recently. If you see this one, buy it immediately! [nggallery id=28]
Phenomenal, Lee Friedlander, Sticks and stones
This book isn’t out of print or anything, it’s just one of those rare gems which you can buy for say 25 euro’s? It’s one of the best Friedlander books out there. This guy is a photography-GOD! He manages to still make groundbreaking work and just won’t retire;-) It reads like a roadmovie and it’s just, well..sticks and stones photographed…