Portraits by Malick Sidibé

Portraits by Malick Sidibé

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

more work by Malick Sidibé on artnet

Polaroids by Guy Bourdin

Polaroids by Guy Bourdin

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)

BehindTheVeil Project

BehindTheVeil Project

BehindTheVeil: Artists design unique scarves

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

Reading the News on Paper

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

Braided in black and white

Braided in black and whiteBalenciaga from “Tough Love” Vogue Japan, photo by Hedi Slimane
Braided in black and white
“More or Less”  handknitted collection by Nanna van Blaaderen
Braided in black and white
Breadmatters III” by Ruth Weinberg, 2005
Braided in black and white

“Black Tie Carpet” by Nika Zupanc for the Italian rug company Nodus