Tag: writers

  • Announcing the Authors Of The London City Guide

    written by littlemisslove on 2012-07-27 #news
    Announcing the Authors Of The London City Guide

    Thanks to the community members who helped create it, the Lomography City Guide London will have you navigating the capital like a local in no time. Find out if you're in there now!

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  • Beat Generation: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

    written by geegraphy on 2013-01-28 #news
    Beat Generation: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

    Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and one of the leading figures of the “Beat Generation” alongside Willian S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, and a few others. While he is known for his writing, he also had a knack for taking pictures, as shown by the Grey Art Gallery in New York.

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  • Today in History: Edgar Allan Poe Is Born (1809)

    written by basterda on 2012-01-19
    Today in History: Edgar Allan Poe Is Born (1809)

    On this day over 2 centuries ago, the father of macabre literature was born. Let's take a trip down Edgar Allan Poe's grotesque memory lane and see some of his engraved and daguerreotype portraits and his notable writings on mystery.

  • Gisèle Freund: L'œil Frontière

    written by webo29 on 2011-11-07 #news
    Gisèle Freund: L'œil Frontière

    Ten years after the exhibition held at the Centre Pompidou, The Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent re-proposes Gisèle Freund through an exhibition of a hundred prints and numerous archival documents. The show runs until January 29, 2012 in Paris, France.

  • A Salute to the Masters: On the Walls (A Tribute to Brassaï)

    written by sirio174 on 2014-03-10
    A Salute to the Masters: On the Walls (A Tribute to Brassaï)

    This is a homage to another important street and social photographer who captured the essence of the life in Paris. As a multi-faceted and versatile artist, he was involved in street photography, urban details, and experiments in pictorialism. In this article, I pay tribute to this great artist and one of his most important books: "Graffiti." Read more after the jump!

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  • Famous Lovers Throughout History

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-03
    Famous Lovers Throughout History

    We've dared to compile a list of great lovers throughout history. Both celebrities of the modern era, and writers and royalty of those past, our list hopes to get you thinking about how although these famous examples are presented to us as being the most passionate, and exemplary lovers to date, we probably all know 'lovers' who just as impressionable, in our lives!

  • Today in History: F. Scott Fitzgerald was born (1896)

    written by cheeo on 2013-09-24
    Today in History: F. Scott Fitzgerald was born (1896)

    Award winning author and jazz age literary master, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s memory lives on in his classic collection of novels and stories. Today would have been his 117th birthday.