After getting kicked out of college due to drinking, Vachon found work with the Farm Security Administration.
Huie: “My goals have been, number 1, to continue making work I think is interesting. And number 2, be relevant. And number 3, make a living. The McKnight makes number 3 a lot easier, and it affects numbers 1 and 2.”
A recent study found that when people take photographs they tend to remember less about the experience than when they keep their camera tucked away.
The study found that people could identify a fake image of a real-world scene only six out of 10 times, on average.
“I wanted people to experience what I experienced, going through all the boxes and being overwhelmed,” said writer Danny Sigelman. “People are like, ‘Who’s in the book?’ I’m like, ‘Everybody.’ ”
“As unfamiliar as the Minneapolis of the 1970s looks, it is still broadly recognizable as a very early version of the contemporary city of today,” writes Andy Sturdevant.
The majority of the photos shot in Minneapolis and St. Paul were taken by a photographer named John Vachon.
All the way home, from southwestern Minnesota to southeastern, I watched the sky and the light and the crops as daylight edged ever nearer night.
The Charles Chamblis exhibit at the Minnesota Historical Society demonstrates his gift of making instant icons of perfectly ordinary events.
John Maloof discovered Maier’s work and has spent the last few years of his life almost single-handedly making sure it’s not forgotten.
David Enblom’s hundreds and hundreds of barn photographs reveal an infinite variety of weathering, detailing, shape, and function.
Do you ever wonder, like I do, about the stories a vehicle could tell?
Mike Evangelist still lives in the Twin Cities, and is still an enthusiastic photographer.
The study consisted of two related experiments. Both took place at Fairfield University’s Bellarmine Museum of Art.
Just barely into major renovation of an historic 1892 bank building and former long-time bakery in downtown Lamberton, a Burnsville couple is thoughtfully and methodically working toward their summer 2013 goal of opening Seven Sisters Coffee.
On the importance of professional photographers and that which binds together humanity.