Author Archives: Bernard Yenelouis

About Bernard Yenelouis

Detroit. Movies. Modernist architecture in Los Angeles. Marcel Proust. Walter Benjamin. Vernacular photography. Spirit photography. Gay porn. Cats. Frankfurt School critique. Henry James. Cosmism. Werner Schroeter. Kenneth Anger. Aby Warburg. Robert Bresson. Iris Murdoch. Ernie Kovacs. Suzanne Cesaire.

Photography is Magic

Who was Irving Desfor? Unknown to us up until now, his book/photo album Great Magicians In Great Moments came to the ICP Library when the personal library of our founder Cornell Capa was folded into the ICP collection after Capa’s … Continue reading

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What played at the Roxy?

The Roxy Theatre opened at 153 W. 50 St., between 6th and 7th Avenues in 1927 with the film The Love of Sunya, produced by and starring Gloria Swanson. The theater seated 5,920 people. An apogee of “movie palace” distinction … Continue reading

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