Issue No. 83
Time Lapse: The Mania And The Music
Long before American Idol took the country by storm, the Beatles incited even greater levels of worship during their 1964 American tour. Freelance photographer Curt Gunther had a ticket to ride, and documented the unchecked obsession that continues today.
Creative Journey: George Krause
One of the greatest living photographers brings a bracingly original perspective to the human condition, delineating the positive and negative forces that regulate existence.
Interview: Nobuyoshi Araki
To some, he’s a master of the erotic; to others, an exploiter of women, but no one calls Nobuyoshi Araki boring. Japan’s most provocative photographer discusses what makes him tick—and what turns him on—in this exclusive Q&A.
Profile: Paul Raphaelson
The Brooklyn-based photographer explores the mysterious synergy between urban wildlife and urban decay.
Profile: Phel Steinmetz
Viewing Steinmetz’s sardonic images of man’s adversarial relationship to his environment, one is tempted to paraphrase Walt Kelly’s Pogo: “We have met the alien, and he is us.”
Currents: War Photographer Redefined
We’ve come a long way since Robert Capa and Eugene Smith. Today’s war photographers often work outside the line of fire in pursuit of complex and layered behind-the-scenes perspectives. Welcome to the new war zone.
Creative Journey: Richard Nagler
Words are everywhere around us, yet Richard Nagler focuses solely on those that embody spiritual and poetic connections to inhabitants of the urban landscape.
Profile: David LaChapelle
Celebrities are America’s royalty, and David LaChapelle’s brilliantly staged portraits of our entertainment icons have established him as their official court photographer.
Profile: Arthur S. Aubry
It’s sometimes difficult to determine what one is looking at in Arthur Aubry’s photographs. Although his subject matter is firmly rooted in the real world, he applies an interpretive overlay to create beautiful and thought-provoking abstract imagery.
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