Category Archives: Visual Research

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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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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LA Report: Beyond the Book Fairs (11-14 February)

  The weekend of February 11 – 14 turns Los Angeles into a paradise for photobook lovers. Two book fairs descend on the city: Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in downtown Los Angeles … Continue reading

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The good singing hurts, but with the lights on it’s less dangerous

grunge and classical, flamenco and ballet | Photography & Music | Dukes are dead, long live the Dukes                                                                                                     It was just his birthday few … Continue reading

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I’m the Station’s night owl tonight, and the Sky is not the limit

| Photography & Exploration | “I’m the Station night owl tonight, and the Sky is not the limit, that’s because, as a rule and with no exceptions, things always want to flow out in Space” by Emiliano Cavicchi A view … 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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