Posts Tagged ‘Richard B. Woodward’

MoMA’s Photography Curator on Underappreciated Photographers

Posted by on Wednesday June 5, 2013 | Fine Art

Quentin Bajac, who was appointed chief curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, gave an interview to critic and author Richard B. Woodward, published last week in the Wall Street Journal. Bajac talked about his ideas for future acquisitions for the permanent collection. “Artists that he thinks the museum has wrongly ignored or... More

In Defense of “Ruin Porn”

Posted by on Wednesday February 13, 2013 | Fine Art, Photojournalism

As large swaths of Detroit fall to ruins, the city has attracted many documentary and fine-art photographers in recent years. Among them are Andrew Moore, Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre, and Bruce Gilden, to name just a few. Not far behind came the critics who have disparaged the work with a catchy label: Ruin Porn.... More