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March 25, 2007

Crying & Flying

Filed under: crying & flying — alecsothblog @ 9:04 pm
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10 Comments

  1. Hey, you should check out Jessica Williams’ new project…
    http://www.paperheart.org/imtoosad/

    Comment by Bryan S — March 25, 2007 @ 9:54 pm

  2. Is this the new bracket? It’s Halsman hands down, but it’s not exactly a fair game.

    Yes, I am kidding.

    Comment by Jen Bekman — March 25, 2007 @ 10:15 pm

  3. A definitive vote for Bas Jan Ader. Apart from Halsman for the editorial department he invented the game…

    Comment by michael — March 26, 2007 @ 2:26 am

  4. How about http://arts.guardian.co.uk/art/photography/story/0,,2040037,00.html (see the gallery on that page, too)?
    No crying, though.

    Comment by JM Colberg — March 26, 2007 @ 8:26 am

  5. damn Bryan S got in there before me!

    Comment by Owen — March 26, 2007 @ 8:31 am

  6. for the flying I would also like to suggest:

    Denis Darzacq: “La Chute” (On show at the Galerie Vu in Paris at the moment)

    (not sure he has shot people crying though…)

    http://www.agencevu.com/fr/galerie/

    Comment by photopichounette — March 26, 2007 @ 1:05 pm

  7. damn it. photopichounette got in there before me again!

    Comment by Owen — March 26, 2007 @ 1:28 pm

  8. Perhaps we could look for “Laughing” and “Falling” next…

    There is also a recent spate of “falling” pictures –

    http://www.skarbakka.com/menuframe.html
    http://www.decordova.org/decordova/exhibit/2006/jump.html

    These are more “fallen,” than falling. I *heart* I Heart Photograph!

    http://iheartphotograph.blogspot.com/2007/02/li-wei.html
    http://iheartphotograph.blogspot.com/2007/03/william-lamson-me-in-america.html

    Now on to laughing…!

    Comment by Leslie Brown — March 26, 2007 @ 10:43 pm

  9. Don’t forget baby boy Lartigue!

    Comment by Annabel — March 27, 2007 @ 12:07 am

  10. Bill Viola?

    Comment by guybatey — March 31, 2007 @ 3:25 am


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