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Vicki Goldberg

In Conversation

Thomas Ruff with Vicki Goldberg

The German photographer Thomas Ruff achieved international recognition in the 1980s alongside Thomas Struth and Andreas Gursky, all students of Bernd and Hilla Becher.

The Photography of Robert Bergman

Robert Bergman is a photographer who extends out of the tradition of Walt Whitman and William Carlos Williams, poets who possessed a bottomless empathy for their subjects. And, like a poet, his work can be found in a book, rather than in a gallery.

The Press Preview of the New Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston

The opening of a new museum building, which threatens to become a monthly event, is an opportunity for art journalists like me to get hold of something big to chew on (including, more often than not, croissants and salmon).

The Photographer Who Satisfied His Hunger

Everybody has a hungry heart, every photographer a hungry eye, and Robert Doisneau (1912–1994) had both. What his heart was hungry for was life lived in various shades of happiness; what his hungry eye scavenged from the city of Paris was just that.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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