Archive for November 2014

Obituary: Lewis Baltz, Age 69

Posted by on Wednesday November 26, 2014 | Fine Art, Obituary, Uncategorized

Lewis Baltz, a star of the New Topographics movement of the late 1960s and 70s, has died. According to his longtime gallerist Theresa Luisotti, the photographer passed away at his home in Paris, France, on Saturday, November 22, 2014 of complications related to cancer and emphysema. He was 69 years old. Along with Robert Adams, Frank... More

PDN Video Pick: Pitchfork’s Interactive Mini-Site for the 2014 Basilica Soundscape Festival

Posted by on Friday November 21, 2014 | PDN Video Picks, Video

Pitchfork, the influential music website that has grown to include a quarterly print magazine and three art and music festivals, has launched a new mini-site to showcase videos made during September’s Basilica Soundscape Festival. The custom site, which lives at basilica.pitchfork.com, features videos of 12 artists performing at the third iteration of the annual festival, held on September... More

My Adidas: Company Printing Customer Photos on Sneakers

Posted by on Tuesday November 18, 2014 | Fashion

Earlier this month, athletic and lifestyle apparel company adidas launched an app, #miZXFLUX, that allows customers to use their own photographs to create unique sneakers. Customers can use the app to scale and size their images on a pair ZX Flux sneakers, which are modeled on the ZX 8000 running shoes adidas originally released in 1988.... More

With $10,000 Grant, Photographer Orchestrates Panoramic of Mile-Long Street

Posted by on Monday November 17, 2014 | Fun

Photographer Sean Busher was looking for a project to herald the return of The Light Factory—a non-profit gallery and photo education center in Charlotte, North Carolina–when he hit upon an audacious idea: Recruit dozens of volunteers to create two panoramic images of both sides of Charlotte’s historic main drag. With months of preparation and a... More

Nicoló Degiorgis Wins $10k Paris Photo-Aperture First PhotoBook Award

Posted by on Friday November 14, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Nicoló Degiorgis received the First PhotoBook prize from the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, the Aperture Foundation announced today. The award, which is given for an outstanding first monograph, comes with a $10,000 prize. Degiorgis’s first book, Hidden Islam (Rorhof, 2014), depicts semi-permanent and makeshift Muslim places of worship in Italy and elsewhere in Europe.... More

If that Kim Kardashian Photo Looks Familiar…

Posted by on Thursday November 13, 2014 | Media

One of the photos of Kim Kardashian that’s been circulating around (and around) social media since Paper Magazine released its latest issue inspired a sense of déjà vu in people familiar with the work of the photographer who took the image, Jean-Paul Goude. The outlandish shot is a re-hash of a concept and pose Goude... More