Wednesday, December 16, 2009


Image By: Jessica Deeks

Last weekend students and staff took part in Help-Portrait a photo movement started by photographer Jeremy Cowart, and it was a resounding success.   

Thanks to all the students, staff and other volunteers who donated their time to photograph people in need of a little help.   

In Real Life Six Women Photographers by Leslie Sills

This book looks at six women photographers starting with Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange and Lola Alvarez Bravo, and finishing up with three contemporary female photographers Carrie Mae Weems, Else Dorfman and Cindy Sherman.  

Available at the LRC of course.    

Cindy Sherman - Play of Selves, Untitled Film Stills, Centerfolds

Three new books at the LRC and all by Cindy Sherman so very cool A Play of Selves, Untitled Film Stills and Centerfolds.  

If you like post-modern photography, self-portraiture and a little bit of satire these books are for you.  

Robert Frank - Paris, London/Wales and Peru

Three new books at the LRC Robert Frank's Paris, London/Wales and Peru.

Although Frank is best known for his seminal work The Americans these three books cover his other street photography work from around the world.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Platon's Portraits of Power

Angie D, has found us a very interesting interactive Multimedia presentation of Platon's Portraits of Power at The New Yorker Magazine. It showcases the best of Platon's work and a really interesting Multimedia web presentation.

For those that don't know Platon check this out and for those that think they know Platon check this out too.