Peter Galassi

Michael Schmidt (1945–2014)

Peter Galassi on Michael Schmidt (1945–2014)

July 2014

GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL SCHMIDT died on May 24, 2014 after a long illness. He will be remembered by his friends for his great warmth and loyalty, as well as for his uncompromising honesty and utter lack of sentimentality. “Life is not a… READ ON



June 2001

THIS TIME PHILIP-LORCA DICORCIA'S STAGE SET IS MAYOR GIULIANI'S tarted-up Times Square, although you'd hardly guess it from the pictures. The photographer's signature electronic flash units are hidden in a walkway beneath a contractor's … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2001 [TOC]

Photography: A Concise History


February 1983

Photography: A Concise History, by Ian Jeffrey, New York: Oxford University Press, 1981, 248 pages, 136 illustrations, $9.95 paper.  Before 1949 histories of photography had been essentially, often exclusively, chronicles of inventions and … READ ON

IN PRINT February 1983