Their message is explicit: "We want to spill our blood, brains, and seed in our life-search for new meaning and purpose to give to life." Although it's difficult to say what this new meaning might be, it's clear that Gilbert & George think they can find it in bodily substances. Shit, piss, blood, uri
His photographs might capture an evanescent instant, but together -- in groups or pairs, assemblages or arrangements -- they stretch beyond the instantaneous. Communicating among themselves, Tillmans' images develop narratives, forming a world, a habitat, a social milieu out of their variegated reson
On June 9, 1978, an obituary appeared with the headline "On the death of Hannah Hoch, the bob-haired muse of the Men's Club." For much of her life, Hoch had been characterized as the "It Girl" of the macho Berlin art circle dominated by George Grosz, John Heartfield, Richard Huelsenbeck, and Raoul Ha
"I always thought that if I managed to photograph somebody often enough, I could never lose them. My photographs are, however, the proof of how much I have lost."
When Nan Goldin began photographing drug addicts, poets, musicians, and the homosexual underground, she had no idea how much she was to