On Taking Pictures #85: Good Art Doesn’t Have a Shelf Life


This week, we talk about projects, specifically long-term projects and how the full value of them (on both sides) often isn’t fully realized until you’re well down the timeline. Also, who decides what art is important, or even good for that matter? Should “good art” (whatever that means) define the current culture or reflect it? Plus, 19th century French photographer Charles Marville is our Photographer of the Week.

Show Notes

Created In Brooklyn: A Conversation With Randy Duchaine – Faded + Blurred
Amazing Shadow Sculptures by Tim Noble and Sue Webster | Marvelous
Hello – Exposure
This Photo Is (Probably) The World’s First Selfie
Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor – UP2414Q | Dell Belize

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Photographer of the Week
Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
Charles Marville – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Insider’s View Of 19th-Century Paris (Even The Urinals) : The Picture Show : NPR

Books We Recommend

Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris
Piercing Time: Paris after Marville and Atget 1865-2012

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