On Taking Pictures #67 – “Far Enough Along Your Curve”


This week, how do you gauge whether or not the work you do is authentic? What do you do when good isn’t good enough or how much to you chalk up to timing? Also, should you be held accountable for the consistency of the art you create? Plus, brilliant fashion and fine art photographer, Lillian Bassman is our Photographer of the Week.

Show Notes
How a Working-Class Couple Amassed a Priceless Art Collection
Interview with Tom Hoops
Writing Wednesdays: Suing Neil Young
BBC – Culture – The quiet revolutionary design classic
Amazon.com: Fine Art: Collectibles & Fine Art
Room 237 Movie | Many Ways In, No Way Out

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Photographer of the Week
Lillian Bassman – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lillian Bassman, Fashion and Fine-Art Photographer, Dies at 94 – NYTimes.com

Books We Recommend
Lillian Bassman: Women
Lillian Bassman: Lingerie
Lillian Bassman & Paul Himmel