Issue No. 11
Here’s Part 2 of our Brett Weston feature (which began with an article on the Brett Weston Archive in Issue 8), focusing on Scott Nichols and his collection—the largest Brett Weston holding in private hands.
Whether her subjects are members of the Fulani tribe in Nigeria, the people of Antigua in the Caribbean, or artists, musicians and writers, Davis’ portraits invariably reflect her sensitivity to their culture and her intuitive cognition of their humanity.
He closes his eyes and sees the images he will photograph, inspired by memories, dreams and his vision of the world.
He roams the globe, shooting for hotels, cruise lines, corporate reports and advertising clients. But it’s when he’s done with his assignments in these exotic locales that the real Zaruba emerges, the artist with an eye for lustrous patina and poignant juxtapositions of old and new.
Now nearing 90, Schwartz can look back on six decades of working with his camera in defense of the dispossessed. As a member of the Photo League, he captured life in his own Brooklyn and New York City neighborhoods.
A Marine in Vietnam, Barber had an urge to take another look at the battlegrounds he remembers from 30 years ago—this time through a pinhole camera.
His images are pure and simple, like Zen gardens, composed of just a few uncluttered objects.
Going from a Diana to a Widelux, his work reflects the extremes from Florence to the Hudson River.
Immigrating from Rumania, where his interest in photography was first awakened, he shot conventional landscapes scenes before discovering his true passion—flowers and vases, delicately rendered.
Originally from Argentina, this master of the surrealistic today works in Mexico City. He seeks inspiration for his mystical imagery from the symbols and artifacts of ancient cultures.
Surviving a bullet lodged next to his heart, he (and his Leica) emerged after World War Two as one of Germany’s preeminent photographers