In a small, bleak room in an unnamed police station in the Ukraine, a teenager accused of shoplifting clasps his hands and whimpers. A woman, arrested for prostitution, winces and shields her face, as if ducking a blow from an unseen hand. An accused car thief slouches against the wall as a gun is pressed to his head. Donald Weber...
August 22, 2017
Jesse Burke and Lindsay Morris were under no illusions that they’d earn much money from the books they published 18 months ago. What they didn’t anticipate was how hard-won every book sale would be. Both worked tirelessly for months on promotions, with only modest sales to show for it. But the payoffs included a chance to advocate for issues they... More »
August 21, 2017
Hannah Frieser, the Executive Director of the Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW), curates numerous group exhibitions a year at the nonprofit photography center, is a sought-after portfolio reviewer, and also lectures and advises emerging photographers. When she meets photographers during reviews, she asks, “So what’s your strategy for follow-up?” She isn’t only interested in how the photographers will follow up... More »
August 21, 2017
It was John Paul Sartre’s novel, Nausea, that got photographer Ron Jude thinking about how pictures communicate with viewers. Jude borrows Sartre’s title for a new book of photographs, published recently by MACK. Jude created his Nausea from a series of images he made in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Atlanta, in 1991 and 1992, while he was pursuing his... More »