Nothing could be more encouraging for fine-art photography than that it has outgrown its familiar environs. After a decade in the cozy confines of New York's Park Avenue Armory,…Read More
By Alex Novak
Photography has been documenting fashion since a human being was first photographed (probably Louis Daguerre's 1839 image of a Paris street scene with a dandy getting a shoeshine).
"She's good enough to be a real actress."
--Andy Warhol, n.d.
"Cindy Sherman's Film Stills are the best of my generation."
--Richard Prince, May 5, 2007 email
Almost 30 years after its completion, Cindy…Read More
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