Issue No. 25
The Big Picture
At the end of January, the world of photography gathered at the Monterey Museum of Art for the opening of an exhibition highlighting the personal collection of legendary pioneer photography dealer Maggi Weston. Susan Ehrens gives us a close-up look at the exhibition and the woman behind the collection.
The Looking Glass
On the occasion of a major traveling exhibition exploring the important photographic contribution of American Modernist Charles Sheeler, Leland Rice offers insight into the creative forces directing the artist’s life and work.
When this giant of photojournalism died in 1986, he left behind not only the color work he had become famous for but also black and white from his early years. His son Alex—caretaker of his father’s archive—gave us full access, resulting in a selection of both seen and unseen work.
Inspired by Ansel Adams, this perfectionist craftsman continues the vision of the master of the landscape of the Wild West.
One of the unsung heroes of early photojournalism, this Swiss-born lensman shot sporting events for French newspapers in the 1930s before going on to cover some of the most dramatic events of World War II and its aftermath. We are pleased to bring the recently rediscovered work of this pioneer—still going strong at 98—to an international audience.
A medical doctor by profession, he takes time off for his passion: With the broad sweeps of his Widelux lens, he paints wonderful pictures of the exotic worlds he visits.
Always drawn to the sea, this student of Ruth Bernhard and Wynn Bullock, in his new work, explores the shapes of shells.
Searching for a unique visual style, he has found success with his “negative collages.”
Although he lives and works in the Carmel house of his grandfather, Edward Weston, he’s unfazed by the obligations of his famous name and has found his own voice.
Always keeping the camera at the ready, she captures poignant moments in the daily life of her two children, Madeline and Isak. Never posed, always spontaneous, her poetic images reconnects us with a world of innocent beauty.
Having her first celebrity shot published when she was 13, she caught the big time during the 1970s—the golden era of rock ‘n‘ roll.
Bob H. Miller
The photographic equivalent of Jackson Pollock, he creates unique, large-scale photograms, often throwing his own body into the action.