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the hunter becomes the hunted

Richard Avedon first photographed Gabriel García Márquez on a rainy day in 1976, but he felt that the portrait was a failure. Avedon finally had another chance to photograph the writer in 2004. This is the portrait that emerged from that second session:
Pic courtesy Andy.

Louise Bourgeois
Sneak peek of Juana Romero’s work at the ICP-Bard MFA Studios in Long Island City. Opening reception this Thursday, April 24!

I would like to extend Easter greetings to everyone celebrating today with this beautiful photograph of two women in Harlem on Easter Sunday 1947 by the legendary French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004). My favorite fun fact about Mr. Cartier-Bresson is that he and Langston Hughes were roommates as young struggling artists in Mexico in the 1930s. Photo: Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos.

April 20, 2014 “Go Witness”
They were saying to each other that today “He has risen from the dead.” It was a very quiet conversation between two church sisters but you could feel the excitement in the Spring air.  I stood downwind photographing their joy. I watched as the cold gentle breeze picked up their words like the falling blossoms or the minute pollens, to spread the message of this morning’s sermon to their communities. I pulled back, conscious that I was snapping the image of two elderly sage, repeating and re-plaiting the strands of belief, to be taught, rebranded, and reaffirmed in our lineage. #oggl_ig #blackportraiture #eastersunday #streetportrait #streetphotography #bedstuyportrait #brooklynportrait #brooklynphotography #makeportrait #makeportraits #igers #instamood #sonya7r (at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church)

#bickinbackbeinblack #happyeaster #monicamonica #turndownforwhet