“a story of friendship and self-discovery, this movie was a favorite of mine as a child. the innocent adventures of childhood and how they shape your life made me watch this movie over and over again. i loved river phoenix’s iconic style – a perfect white t and cuffed 501s. …i adore river.”
- nicolle arbour
garry winogrand was an incredible photographer whose images embody the raw energy and honesty of his subjects. the bronx native walked the streets of new york city, surreptitiously shooting with his quiet m4 leica. with a stealthy approach and a wide-angle, pre-focused lens, winogrand was able to capture his subjects in their authentic and genuine state. his output is astonishing and much of it was discovered after his death in 1984. roughly 2,500 undeveloped rolls of film, 6,500 rolls of developed, unproofed exposures, and 300 unedited contact sheets were found, totaling to about 300,000 pictures. “winogrand: figments from the real world” is an immensely inspirational collection of photographs that captures an ever changing america in the mid 20th century.
“photography is not about the thing photographed. it is about how that thing looks photographed.” – garry winogrand
winogrand, garry, and john szarkowski winogrand: figments from the real world. new york, ny: museum of modern art, 1988. print.