Category Archives: Unpacking the collection

Response to Hokkaido 1971–1976 by Eiji Sakurai

By: Akari Stimler   Hokkaido is an island in Japan, and it is also the island where my mother grew up. Hokkaido is located at the north tip of Japan and is close to Russia. I always thought of Hokkaido … Continue reading

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Response to High School by Jona Frank

By Zoë Gleitsman Jona Frank’s book High School is a very thorough collection of beautiful color film photographs which encompasses all different sides of the classic suburban teenager. The typical American high school is usually thought of in terms of … Continue reading

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Interview: Anouk Kruithof

While hanging out with artist Anouk Kruithof (2012 recipient of the International Center of Photography Infinity Award for “Young Photographer”) at the 2015 Printed Matter Art Book Fair in Los Angeles, I was taken by her very elaborate cupcake-like nail … Continue reading

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Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The third Monday in January is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and this has been the case since 1986. Initially, some states resisted observing the holiday, giving it alternative names or combining it with other holidays. It was only in … Continue reading

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A Bibliography for Working Artists

For all you graduating students, here is a useful bibliography complied by our summer intern, Sadie Hope-Gund. Vocational Guidance for Artists Art-work: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue your Art Career, by Heather Darcy Bhandari. (Free … Continue reading

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Parallel Universe: Tokyo Through Western Eyes

A smile crossed my face as I read an article by Amy Chozick in The New York Times travel section about her recent trip to Tokyo. How could she know so well those feelings of familiarity, yet otherworldliness that I … Continue reading

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ten photobooks from 2014

It is that time of year again. Here are ten photobooks that I have in some way found to be interesting, unusual and inspirational. There are many other great photobooks that are not included here. There are even some photobooks … Continue reading

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