Born in the Netherlands, Jacqueline Hassink (1966) has mapped the economic globalization of our society in a precise, almost scientifi c way in a mixture of documentary photgraphy and conceptual art.
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What is Belgium? You must answer this question first before you can talk about their photography. Because, what does a Dutch person know about their neighboring country anyway? How do the Belgians look at their fatherland, and does Belgian photography exist?
When you hear, as a young photographer, ‘You’ve got an eye”, and you know the person speaking posesses taste and knowledge, then it just might be that you’ve got it: talent.
As of 1945 Avedon set the standard for fashion photography in the American Harper’s bazaar for twenty years. Avedon, however, was capable of more than pretty fashion photography. ‘Really great fashion photographers are always great photographers, period.’
If anyone can be called the emancipator of African- American photography, it is Gordon Parks.
I think that one can hardly overestimate the impact of a powerful photo book, even in a time when a large part of the world has access to mass media such as television and internet.
The term ‘paparazzi was coined by none other than Federico Fellini, who first gave the name ‘paparazzo’ to the pushy press photographer character in his film ‘La Dolce Vita’. The scenes of paparazzo riding through the streets of Rome on his scooter looking for his next big ‘scoop’ seem, in hindsight, to carry an eerily visionary message.
Photography of the night sounds like a paradox given that the name of the medium implies the availability of light and that nighttime is generally dark.
The concepts ‘crisis’ and ‘photography’ immediately make me think of the way in which a number of famous photographers portrayed the 1930s in the united States. The role of the American government and the obstinacy of several considerable talents were crucial in this. But first, a story from my own family’s history.
In the Western world, the notion of ‘young at heart’ has for the last decades been emphatically separated from biological age.