We all heard the news by now that Interview Magazine won’t be published anymore, it’s deceased of bankruptcy. We think it’s horrible for the employees. But for us, at Mimi Berlin that isn’t really sad news. Why not? you ask of us, well maybe some explanaton is in order here.
All you ever wanted to know about Interview Magazine
The first issue of the glamorous newspaper was published in late 1969. Yes, let that sink in for a moment; it was in the previous century! The magazine was started by Andy Warhol (1928-1987) and John Wilcock (also one of the five co-founders of the New York Village Voice newspaper.) Interview was a so-called underground platform. The magazine was very populair in the 1970’s and was read by the in-crowd of the entire globe. The iconic covers, made by Richard Bernstein (1939-2002) from 1972 to 1989, date from that period.
ànd Elvis Presley…Photographer Matt Henry made this wonderful series named “The King” Matt Henry works across commissioned and independent projects. He is the recipient of international awards for his work, including category first place in the International Photography Awards 2013 and 2014. His work has been exhibited in Europe, Asia and North America.
During Bicentennial Year in the USA (1976) Peter Jansen travelled for 2 months through several states buying a newspaper in the 40 cities he passed, this way summarizing and documenting the journey. Starting in New York on the 4th of July at Bicentennial Day and ending in the same town on the 13th of September unexpected but quite historic events happened, like the and the death of Mao Zedong. This book includes all at half size and is published in a limited edition of 300 signed and numbered copies. Book dimensions 12 x 12 inch. A copy of this book is on display at the Royal Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. 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 →