eye | BLOG: Book of the Week: Selected by Meggan Gould

book review After the exhibition Photographs by Nils Bergendal Reviewed by Meggan Gould “Opening After Exposure – a Cyclopedia of Broken Cameras was like coming across a kindred spirit, united by esoteric fixations. Nils Bergendal, however, is both more organized and more systematic than me. Here he pre-exhumes a graveyard of cameras, and tells an … Read more

eye | BLOG: Book of the Week: Selected by Odette England

book review Passenger Photographs by Martin Bogren Reviewed by Odette England “For some, ‘passenger’ is a word associated with travel, adventure, travellers, hitchhikers, pilots and pilgrims. photography I prefer to watch, my feet up on the dashboard of the car, the window down enough to make the stray blonde fronds float above my ears I … Read more

eye | BLOG: Book of the Week: Selected by William Boling

book review Modern instances Photographs by Stephen Shore Reviewed by William Boling “In Modern Instances, Shore’s knowledge, ideas, and teachings are on full display. With over 170 photographs and illustrations, the book is a feast for the eyes and a “sine qua non” for any photographer, curator, or collector. interested in a deep exploration of … Read more

eye | BLOG: Book of the Week: Selected by Blake Andrews

book review Family matters Photographs by Gillian Laub Reviewed by Blake Andrews “If you want to portray the American Dream in a single image, you could do worse than the cover photo of Gillian Laub’s new monograph Family Matters. It shows Laub’s late grandfather, Irving Yasgur, engaged with a large cheeseburger and fries. It’s his … Read more

eye | BLOG: Book of the Week: Selected by Laura Larson

book review say like that Photographs by Whitney Hubbs Reviewed by Laura Larson “Whitney Hubbs’ Say So catalogs a series of ruminative, wacky self-portraits made in 2019 and 2020. Shot with a 4×5 camera, the photographs abandon the masterclass mentality of large-format practice for a messy performance bereft of desire and identify…” say like that … Read more

eye | BLOG: Book of the Week: Selected by Brian Arnold

book review Puglia: Tra albe e tramonti Photographs by Luigi Ghirri Reviewed by Brian Arnold “When I teach beginner photography, I try to emphasize the importance of curiosity. I tell my students that an insatiable curiosity is just as important as equipment or tools. This does not exclude no conceptual or critical rigor, but in … Read more