Archive for November 10, 2007

Photographer Fred McDarrah, 1926-2007

Photographer Fred McDarrah died this week, often refered to as the father of the Village Voice. This morning, Scott Simon, the host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, interviewed photographer Marc Asnin about his legacy, of which he spoke to the decades of photographers he inspired, mentored and taught how went on to try to make the world a better place.

Listen to the interview here.

Read Fred’s obituary in the NY Times here.
Read Fred’s obituary in the Los Angeles Times here.

Village Voice co-founder Norman Mailer died this morning; news reports just coming in. End of an era on two fronts.

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Dallas Soon: PDN On The Road This Monday/Tuesday!

I’ve had a very interesting but short trip to NYC, attending the launch of American Photography 23 (you can still view the 300+ images from last year’s AP22 by clicking here) and will catch exhibitions by friends Beth Dow (at jen bekman) and John Chervinsky and Alison Carey (at Peer) before I head out early tomorrow for our next stop on the PDN On The Road tour:

DALLAS. Photojournalist Ed Kashi will be joining us for the Multimedia segment, and Vincent Dixon will be our featured commercial photographer. If you haven’t heard yet about how much there is to learn at these seminars, you can read what participants have shared here. I hope to see many of you there!

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