Basquiat started out as a graffiti artist and used graphic images to interpret the world he lived in. His works of art are still relevant and all the more important, years after his death.
Jean-Michel Basquiat sprayed ideas out of paint cans and spoke of truths by ways of imagery and street poetry. He pioneered the SAMO or ”same old sh*t” movement and even used it for a pseudonym. Basquiat felt different from everybody around him during his early years as an artist. His signature style in depicting feelings of alienation and attitude towards the mainstream and the government got people noticing. He wrote street poetry with his brush and empty cans of paint.
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Phil Jones uses photography as a way to create unusual stories through his images. He works as a professional photographer and jumped at the chance to test out the Petzval 85 Art Lens on some of his models.
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Here we meet C.S. Muncy, a photojournalist with many years of experience shooting protests, the political stage, and more for publications such as the New York Times. Along with a fascinating interview he shares dramatic panoramas shot at the American Inauguration and the protests that followed.
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“Around the World in Analogue” is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Nural İdrisoğlu (@nural) takes us to her recent vacation in Athens.
Most of us organize our photo albums according to events or places. Some prefer to classify their photographs according to film or technique, while others compile their best shots. Have a look at this month's most noteworthy albums and learn how to tell your stories through visual organization.