On K Road. Street artist Paul Walsh commemorates the Queen of Soul. He calls his style, 'pop surrealism' and also paints utility boxes around the city: In a city where there are huge billboards and advertisements and hoardings - there is a lot of public space which is colonised by commerce, and it's nice to … Continue reading Aretha’s on the Rock Shop wall
I guess the Holy Family's got to get trekking early if they're going to make it from Auckland to Bethlehem by Christmas. Spotted on Great North Road in Grey Lynn.
"When the evening comes, everything comes to life again, the world turns pink for a while, the birds sing, people go out again. It feels like walking in a dream." I'm in love with Andria Darius Pancrazi's photography of Corsica where he grew up. Minimalist in style, inspired by David Lynch movies and an '80s … Continue reading Corsica is pink
A new book by Dotan Saguy documents Venice Beach in photographs. Snapchat's empire-building is ruining the vibe, so this could be a last look at it's specialness. See the full article in the Guardian.
Animation by Azumo Makoto developed to explain the life cycle of flowers to children. Stunning! https://vimeo.com/219961246
Evelyn Hofer – amazing portrait photographer. Check out her work at the Danziger Gallery which says about her: "Hofer always photographed her subjects where she found them, but favored carefully composed scenes with a still, timeless aura. Almost in opposition to the on-the-fly work of her contemporaries Eggleston and William Klein, Hofer used extraordinary patience … Continue reading Evelyn Hofer
I just found out about Utsira via Brooklyn Street Art. A tiny island off the western coast of Norway, they really like their street art. Artists come from all over to add to the collection they've got going. Check out the video below for a sampler. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPTvyYDSkDo
I was taking pictures. Camera slung around my neck – the international sign of the tourist. A white man in his 70s stopped me on the street for a chat. Mussed grey hair, blue knit pullover, tired polar fleece jacket. Pudgy. Lonely. Lives in the next town over. Asked me where I was from. … Continue reading Conversation in the provinces
See all the photos from the new monograph edited by Robert Delpire. From the Magnum Photos website: "Kalvar’s work often showcases his sense of humor, pushing ordinary things to their logical but absurd conclusions. 'In life, I float in a world of ambiguity, where meaning is multiple and far from clear', he explains. “If I … Continue reading French dog with attitude
[photo by Vincent Tullo] Susan Unterberg funds women artists over 40. From the NY Times article by Robin Pogrebin: The gift is part of a grant program that has paid out a total of $5.5 million over the last 22 years to support underrecognized female artists over age 40. It is called Anonymous Was a Woman, … Continue reading What a legend…