harvey benge

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a mostly contemporary photo blog looking at the photo book, photography I like, exhibitions, photo festivals, art and ideas.



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Portrait de Susan Meiselas, Monimbo, NicaraguaSeptembre 1978 (detail) © Alain Dejean SygmaRunning until May 20, Jeu de Paume presents a retrospective devoted to the American documentary photographer Susan Meiselas. The exhibition brings togethe...

British cinematographer Roger Deakins is best known for his work on the films of the Coen brothers, Sam Mendes, and Denis Villeneuve. He is without doubt acknowledged as the pre-eminent cinematographer of our time. Roger Deakins was born in Torq...

Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography, at the Cleveland Museum of Art writes her take on "rule breakers" on the Don't Take Pictures web magazine. Tannenbaum zeros in on her pet hate - street photography. She says - I never wa...

British curator Simon Baker, former director of photography at Tate Modern London, has been appointed director of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris. Baker succeeds Jean-Luc Monterosso, director and founder of the institution, whose m...

Nan Goldin - Self-Portrait 1st Time on Oxy, Berlin 2014Nan Goldin takes a stand on the scourge of opioid addiction. The Guardian reports: Her most recent drug experience was very different to the old days, when she became one of the world’s mo...

Mitch Epstein's wonderful new bookwork Rocks and Clouds has arrived from Steidl. Following his impressive photobook, New York Arbor published in 2013, Rocks and Clouds further heightens the rewarding experience of close observation. The boo...

Brian GriffinWhen in Paris last November for Paris Photo I had the pleasure on a couple of occasions to meet and talk with photographer Brian Griffin. Brian was in town to present his new bookwork POP, an amazing 392 page overview of his years photo...