This Week in Photography Books: Tom Atwood

  Everyone’s a little grumpy this time of year, and I’ve bitched about April as long as I’ve lived in Taos. Allergies. Ditch cleaning. Windy, gray skies. Taxes. It sucks, basically, and each year, I yearn for May like a kid awaiting summer vacation. It never comes fast enough, but then again, I learned years […]

This Week In Photography Books: Zackary Canepari

  The best art connects to something universal. (That’s why it’s the best.) It has a quality that speaks to people across our many divides. Michelangelo’s “Pieta,” or a Van Gogh olive grove, can inspire almost anyone. Even better, look at Jackson Pollock’s seminal paintings, which attempted to represent Jung’s collective unconscious, and many believe […]

This Week in Photography Books: Michael Lesy

  Remember John Woo? He’s a Hong Kong filmmaker best-known for his gangster movies, which often featured a young, insanely charismatic Chow Yun Fat. “Bullet in the Head” and “Hardboiled” had a huge influence on American filmmakers, which continues to this day. The balletic use of gunmanship in “John Wick,” (and presumably “John Wick 2,”) […]

This Week in Photography Books: Richard Bram

  About a year ago, (give or take,) I read somewhere they decided the word “internet” should no longer be capitalized. Now, I’m about the worst person to complain about the misuse of capital letters. I’m terrible at remembering the rules, so years ago, I decided to embrace the digi-world-acceptable practice of manipulating spelling and […]

This Week in Photography Books: Carl De Keyzer

  No one alive has experienced a major war on American soil. No one. We adults can relate to 9/11, which still seems fresh, but that simply doesn’t compare to a massive ground invasion, where the tanks roll in and start killing people. Even 9/11, which is the emotional touchstone of so many Americans today, […]