PHOTOGRAPHY

UGO MULAS – NEW YORK THE NEW ART SCENE

Formidable Mag would like to thank Alfonso Meléndez for access to his archive and library. Ugo Mulas began his career in Milan, switching from law studies to photography. Mulas took Photography almost as an accident. His knowledge of photography is

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UGO MULAS – NEW YORK THE NEW ART SCENE

Formidable Mag would like to thank Alfonso Meléndez for access to his archive and library. Ugo Mulas began his career in Milan, switching from law studies to photography. Mulas took Photography almost as an accident. His knowledge of photography is

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JOAQUIM GOMIS – IBIZA FUERTE & LUIMINOSA

Joaquim Gomis was a businessman, a photographer and a patron of the arts. His photography was had close links with the ground-breaking art movements of the time. He was a founder of ADLAN (Friends of the New Art, 1932-1936) and

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JOAQUIM GOMIS – IBIZA FUERTE & LUIMINOSA

Joaquim Gomis was a businessman, a photographer and a patron of the arts. His photography was had close links with the ground-breaking art movements of the time. He was a founder of ADLAN (Friends of the New Art, 1932-1936) and

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DANIEL SEYMOUR – A LOUD SONG

Daniel Seymour published A loud Song in Ralph Gibson’s Lundsrum Press in 1971. The visual narratives of A Loud Song focus on the emotionally raw and intimate facets of his relationships. Filled with all the important moments and dominating influences of his life,

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DANIEL SEYMOUR – A LOUD SONG

Daniel Seymour published A loud Song in Ralph Gibson’s Lundsrum Press in 1971. The visual narratives of A Loud Song focus on the emotionally raw and intimate facets of his relationships. Filled with all the important moments and dominating influences of his life,

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DAVID DOUGLAS DUNCAN – GOODBYE PICASSO

Picasso and David Douglas Duncan met in Febreraury, 1956. David was on his way home from Afghanistan. Picasso was sitting in his bathtub at home in the south of France.  That was the first photograph of tens of thousands taken

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DAVID DOUGLAS DUNCAN – GOODBYE PICASSO

Picasso and David Douglas Duncan met in Febreraury, 1956. David was on his way home from Afghanistan. Picasso was sitting in his bathtub at home in the south of France.  That was the first photograph of tens of thousands taken

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PIERRE DEFAIX – KOLKATA

Kolkata 2224 by Pierre Defaix. Published by Peperoni Books. “Let’s don’t talk about when and how Pierre did it, let`s dive. With all our senses, with hands and feet, body and soul. A wobble, a bustle, a madness, a turmoil.

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PIERRE DEFAIX – KOLKATA

Kolkata 2224 by Pierre Defaix. Published by Peperoni Books. “Let’s don’t talk about when and how Pierre did it, let`s dive. With all our senses, with hands and feet, body and soul. A wobble, a bustle, a madness, a turmoil.

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JIM JOCOY – ORDER OF APPEARANCE

Jocoy, almost 20 years after the release of his first monograph, We’re Desperate, produced with the help of Sonic Youth front man Thurston Moore and fashion designer Marc Jacobs and widely regarded as the definitive catalogue of early West Coast

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JIM JOCOY – ORDER OF APPEARANCE

Jocoy, almost 20 years after the release of his first monograph, We’re Desperate, produced with the help of Sonic Youth front man Thurston Moore and fashion designer Marc Jacobs and widely regarded as the definitive catalogue of early West Coast

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DÓNDE – RAMÓN ZABALZA

Dónde (where?) is the fifth photobook by Ramón Zabalza. It’s a paradoxical, multiform, ambiguous account of the human species’ habitat. Paradoxical is its representation of three-dimensional ruggedness, protuberances, and cavities on media that are either two-dimensional, photography, or abstract text.

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DÓNDE – RAMÓN ZABALZA

Dónde (where?) is the fifth photobook by Ramón Zabalza. It’s a paradoxical, multiform, ambiguous account of the human species’ habitat. Paradoxical is its representation of three-dimensional ruggedness, protuberances, and cavities on media that are either two-dimensional, photography, or abstract text.

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JOSÉ SUÁREZ

Jose Suarez was a photographer with a strong humanist vision and an innovator. As early as the 1930s, he incorporated the avant-garde movements of the time into photography. But he was also an intellectual admired by his contemporaries,  Unamuno, Alberti,

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JOSÉ SUÁREZ

Jose Suarez was a photographer with a strong humanist vision and an innovator. As early as the 1930s, he incorporated the avant-garde movements of the time into photography. But he was also an intellectual admired by his contemporaries,  Unamuno, Alberti,

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EIKOH HOSOE-KAMAITACHI

Eikoh Hosoe’s groundbreaking work Kamaitachi was originally released in 1969 as a limited-edition photobook of 1,000 copies. A collaboration with Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance, it documents their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and

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EIKOH HOSOE-KAMAITACHI

Eikoh Hosoe’s groundbreaking work Kamaitachi was originally released in 1969 as a limited-edition photobook of 1,000 copies. A collaboration with Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder of ankoku butoh dance, it documents their visit to a farming village in northern Japan and

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LEE FRIEDLANDER – SELF-PORTRAITS

Lee Friedlander, or why not all selfies are self portraits. The series of photographs taken by Friedlander in the 1960s and published in his seminal photobook Self Portrait is widely considered to be his best work. The artist appears in

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LEE FRIEDLANDER – SELF-PORTRAITS

Lee Friedlander, or why not all selfies are self portraits. The series of photographs taken by Friedlander in the 1960s and published in his seminal photobook Self Portrait is widely considered to be his best work. The artist appears in

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BRUCE DAVIDSON-BROOKLYN GANG

Bruce Davidson. In 1959 he read about the teenage gangs of New York City, more precisely about a series of gang rumbles in the Prospect Park area. Connecting with a social worker to make initial contact with a gang called

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BRUCE DAVIDSON-BROOKLYN GANG

Bruce Davidson. In 1959 he read about the teenage gangs of New York City, more precisely about a series of gang rumbles in the Prospect Park area. Connecting with a social worker to make initial contact with a gang called

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LARRY FINK-THE BEATS

The Beats. In 1958, Larry Fink was an 18-year-old college dropout. He moved from his native Long Island to Greenwich Village, and decided to hitchhike across the country with the second generation of Beat artists. “It was my fate to

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LARRY FINK-THE BEATS

The Beats. In 1958, Larry Fink was an 18-year-old college dropout. He moved from his native Long Island to Greenwich Village, and decided to hitchhike across the country with the second generation of Beat artists. “It was my fate to

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DANNI LYON-BIKERIDERS

Danni Lyon rode with The Chicago Outlaw Motorcycle Club himself in 1965-1966 and was able to capture intimate moments for his seminal collection, The Bikeriders, 1968. In addition to The Bikeriders, Lyon has published a number of photographic books based

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DANNI LYON-BIKERIDERS

Danni Lyon rode with The Chicago Outlaw Motorcycle Club himself in 1965-1966 and was able to capture intimate moments for his seminal collection, The Bikeriders, 1968. In addition to The Bikeriders, Lyon has published a number of photographic books based

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ED VAN DER ELSKEN-LOVE ON THE LEFT BANK

Love on the Left Bank, appeared in 1956 it was an instant success and made a name for photographer Ed van der Elsken. In the book he tells the story of his ramblings in Paris, where he lived for a

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ED VAN DER ELSKEN-LOVE ON THE LEFT BANK

Love on the Left Bank, appeared in 1956 it was an instant success and made a name for photographer Ed van der Elsken. In the book he tells the story of his ramblings in Paris, where he lived for a

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CLAUDIA ANDUJAR

Claudia Andujar was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1931, and spent her childhood in Romania and Hungary. She  later migrated to the United States where she studied humanities at Hunter College in New York. In 1956, she moved to Brazil.

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CLAUDIA ANDUJAR

Claudia Andujar was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1931, and spent her childhood in Romania and Hungary. She  later migrated to the United States where she studied humanities at Hunter College in New York. In 1956, she moved to Brazil.

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LEE MILLER

Fashion model and photographer, a Surrealist muse and a war photographer witness of the liberation of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps, Lee Miller is one of the most remarkable icons of the 20th century. She was discovered by Condé Nast

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LEE MILLER

Fashion model and photographer, a Surrealist muse and a war photographer witness of the liberation of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps, Lee Miller is one of the most remarkable icons of the 20th century. She was discovered by Condé Nast

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DAVID HAMILTON

David Hamilton is best known for his soft focus, dreamy, grainy style of his images, David Hamilton set the fine arte photography aesthetics of his time. The soft focus and muted colours, the lines created by the human form and

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DAVID HAMILTON

David Hamilton is best known for his soft focus, dreamy, grainy style of his images, David Hamilton set the fine arte photography aesthetics of his time. The soft focus and muted colours, the lines created by the human form and

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PETER BEARD

Peter Beard is a photographer sometimes described as “half Tarzan, half Byron”, collector, diarist, who lived a life in Africa through the 60’s and 70’s. He wrote diaries, created collages and took photographs of what moved him. They are not for the faint hearted, his

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PETER BEARD

Peter Beard is a photographer sometimes described as “half Tarzan, half Byron”, collector, diarist, who lived a life in Africa through the 60’s and 70’s. He wrote diaries, created collages and took photographs of what moved him. They are not for the faint hearted, his

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JEAN CLEMMER – CANNED CANDIES

Jean Clemmer collaborative book with fashion designer Paco Rabanne produced some of the more iconic fashion images of the late 1960s. In 1969 this collection of photographs was published in French as Nues and issued in an English version as

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JEAN CLEMMER – CANNED CANDIES

Jean Clemmer collaborative book with fashion designer Paco Rabanne produced some of the more iconic fashion images of the late 1960s. In 1969 this collection of photographs was published in French as Nues and issued in an English version as

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