HiLobrow
"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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bellocqbellocq copy

A most enigmatic photographer.

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DeCarava-AbeAronowSweetFlypaper-DeCarava

“We must get to the painting of ourselves, our history…”

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helmuthelmut

Erotically charged mises-en-scène that make us think.

man rayman ray

Performance art before such a thing existed.

lange thumblange thumb

Her political awareness mirrored the photographic process.

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Self-Portrait, ca. 1917Self-Portrait, ca. 1917

He shot the most glamorous photo of all time.

rogovinrogovin

Profoundly political without any rhetoric.

lee-miller+solarised

Model, artist, photo­graph­er, surrealist, war correspon­dent.

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winogrand-portraitNYC

“My intention is to make interesting photographs. That’s it.”

WormRoom

“Elements in a vast, profoundly disorganized system of meaning.”

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tichytichythumb

“You need first of all, a bad camera!”

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arbus

She was known as a photographer of freaks; people were missing the point.

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bourke-white9

The name MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE (1904-71) conjures up an image: a woman with a camera balanced atop one of the chromed, art-deco eagles that guard the upper reaches of New York’s Chrysler Building. Though she didn’t snap the shutter herself, the portrait is emblematic of both her physical courage and commitment to her art. Her photojournalism […]