I have been thinking a lot of Louis Faurer lately. Originally from Philadelphia, Faurer spent some time in New York teaching, and of course photographing. Not many people know of his work or that Robert Frank was a friend of his. They both met at the Design Laboratory, run by Alexey Brodovitch, then, art directorContinue reading “Louis Faurer”
My family, from Lodz, circa 1912, Brooklyn, New York. I decided to post this image of my mother’s side of my family. It’s the side I am closest to. I posted this image previously on Facebook and Pbase, where it has generated quite a lot of responses. We tend as we grow older, when friendsContinue reading “Don’t Forget History.”
This was the sign that Weegee made famous. The shop is no longer in its original home on Baxter across from what was the main police station for NYC. Due to gentrification, it is in a new location around the corner on Broome Street.