Henri Cartier-Bresson completed just six documentaries during his legendary career. But they are significant additions to his body of work that also shed insight into his photographic practice.
Tag Archives: Photo League
Book Review: Ruth Orkin – A Photo Spirit
Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit reproduces over 200 of Orkin’s photographs in honor of what would have been her 100th birthday. It’s the most definitive collection of her work to date.
Binge-Worthy #5½: I Need A Ride To California (Morris Engel, 1968)
On the heels of The Little Fugitive, we take a look at Morris Engel’s long-lost, recently restored 1968 feature film, which chronicles the experiences of a free-spirited young woman immersed in the East Village counterculture scene.
Binge-Worthy #5: The Little Fugitive (Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin, 1953)
At the start of the 1950s, Photo League members Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin made a low-budget independent feature called The Little Fugitive using a small, custom-built portable 35mm camera. Their unassuming and charming debut as filmmakers went on to have an unexpected and considerable influence on the film world.
Book Review: Fotoclubismo by Sarah Hermanson Meister
A beautifully printed, densely informative catalog that accompanies the current MoMA exhibit (on view through September), Fotoclubismo highlights the visually innovative photography of a largely unknown mid-20th Century amateur photography club in Brazil.