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The Observer review Separate Cinema

POSTED: 13 Oct 14 - 21:43 share on facebook share on Twitter share on more

While showcasing the evolution of poster art style – from simple two-colour silkscreens and lavish paintings to abstract imagery – it also provides a fascinating insight into the broader journey of African Americans in society. 

Sarfraz Manzoor reviews Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art for The Observer.

POSTED: 22 Sep 14 - 11:12 share on facebook share on Twitter share on more

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Sid Avery Exhibition Opening

POSTED: 15 Sep 14 - 12:20 share on facebook share on Twitter share on more

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Woodstock by Baron Wolman

POSTED: 13 Aug 14 - 12:42 share on facebook share on Twitter share on more
To coincide with the release of Woodstock, the new book of photographs taken by Baron Wolman at the iconic music festival, Peter Doggett discusses the new event with Wolman and its creator Michael Lang. The release marks Woodstock’s 45-year anniversary.
 
"We’re lucky that Wolman was there with his camera recording many aspects of the Woodstock moment that cannot be found in the movie. It is a deeply nostalgic book but without an ounce of sentimentality." BBC

Harper's Bazaar Woodstock Coverage

POSTED: 29 Jul 14 - 16:52 share on facebook share on Twitter share on more

"Forty-five years on, Woodstock remains the touchstone for the festival dream... Baron Wolman, Rolling Stone magazine’s first photographer, attended and captured the essence of Woodstock."

Harper's Bazaar article on Woodstock

i-D Coverage of Woodstock

POSTED: 29 Jul 14 - 16:47 share on facebook share on Twitter share on more

"The 60s were simply wildly photogenic in every way imaginable ... the changes that were taking place in the heads of the people were visually manifested. I mean, how could you not take pictures?’ - Baron Wolman

 

i-D feature on Woodstock

The Guardian article on Woodstock

POSTED: 29 Jul 14 - 16:41 share on facebook share on Twitter share on more

"Wolman had spent the summer touring US music festivals, photographing musicians on stage. "I was getting tired of it," he recalls.

So looking around at Woodstock – the crowds, the cows, the mud, the drugs – Wolman decided to switch focus and shoot the spectators." 

The Guardian feature on Woodstock

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