Malick Sidibé is a Malian photographer noted for his black-and-white studies of popular culture in the 1960s and 1970s in Bamako, the capital of Mali
Pictures of the portraits by Malick Sidibé taken at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam. They are part of the exhibition “Look at me!” 20 November 2014 untill 15 March 2015 in the Park Hall of the Tropemnmuseum
Polaroids in Black and White by fashion photographer Guy Bourdin (1928–1991), What do we see here? You ask of us when you were born in the digital age. Well here we have a set of polaroid pictures they are in black and white because the colored ones didn’t exist yet. Polaroids were made before the actual shooting begun to see if the composition, light etc. was right. They were THE tool before taking the actual (colour, in this case) pictures with a film-roll in the camera (gathered by Rex Dieter, via actualcolorsmayvary)
Art in Redlight marks the beginning of BehindTheVeil, a unique international art project. BehindTheVeil presents an impressive series of one of a kind scarves designed by Dutch artists. The scarves can’t be revealed yet, but we can give you a preview of the participating artists; Bart Domburg, Harriët Calo, Jurriaan van Hall, Juul van den Heuvel, Meinbert Gozewijn van Soest, Vincent Wijers and Jochem Rotteveel portrayed by photographer JW Kaldenbach. Continue reading →
Londoners read of the death of HM King George VI at Sandringham House, Norfolk, on 6th February 1952.
People reading about the death of Eva Peron, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1952. Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
People reading about the death of John F. Kennedy. New Haven, Connecticut , 1963. Photo by
Aug. 9, 1974, the day after President Nixon resigned
Reading the News
Back in the previous century the News was spread through newspapers. Images of people actually reading the news are so sparse nowadays we thought we’d share some of them with you today. Thera are lot of images to be found , we chose the ones with headlines on the death of important people. It’s hard to find such an image on Richard Nixon on the internet. But we did trace a lot of headlines of Nixon resigning as president, guess that is the same as dying, in the press. Continue reading →