Tag Archives: film

The 20-Inch-by-24-Inch Polaroid Camera

Chuck Close comments on the end of the 20-inch-by-24-inch Polaroid camera: Like other artists he knows who have used the camera, he said, its attraction is not just in its size and endearingly oddball personality, like a creature from an obsessive hobbyist’s garage. The immediacy of making the picture, Mr. Close said, changes the relationship […]

Obsessive Quentin

LOS ANGELES — When Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” is released in a special roadshow version (with overture, intermission and additional footage) on Dec. 25, it will represent a feat worthy of the heist in the director’s “Jackie Brown.” The film is scheduled to open on 96 screens in the United States and four in […]

Find the Women

After discovering four sets of slide film transparencies sitting in a box of old vintage photographs at a local thrift store, Richmond, Va.-based photographer Meagan Abell is on a mission to find the original photographer and mysterious subjects. Fascinated by the medium format slides, which she guessed were taken in the ‘40s or ‘50s, Abell […]

The Brown Sisters

The NYTimes has a great article on the 40 years of portraits Nicholas Nixon took of his wife and her 3 sisters: Throughout this series, we watch these women age, undergoing life’s most humbling experience. While many of us can, when pressed, name things we are grateful to Time for bestowing upon us, the lines […]