Naked Weegee

Some photographers are very firmly attached to the DNA of certain cities; Fred Herzog to Vancouver, Roger Mayne to London, Brassai and Robert Doisneau to Paris and most definitely Weegee to New York The fact that there are currently two exhibitions in town featuring his work, tells you everything you need to know about his …

Route Brouws

Maybe it’s because I recently completed a cross-country road trip from Seattle to New York but Jeff Brouws photographs speak to me. Whether it’s his ‘Language of the Landscape’ series or his images of abandoned factories, rail tracks and bars that litter the American landscape. There’s something that reminds me of Joel Sternfield, Ed Ruscha …

U.F.O. discovered

Just when you thought every last obscure 60’s/70’s pop masterpiece had been rediscovered comes Jim Sullivan’s U.F.O. My favorite reissue of last year, it’s a laid back country rock-ish album that eases it’s way into your affections. However behind it’s mellow vibe, for those who listen carefully, is a world weariness and pain. These are …