Still Looking


14_Davidson-3Currently fascinated with the lives and work of Bruce Davidson and Paul Caponigro - Two American photographers who were both drawn to the UK during the 1960s. The combination of their work offers up countless stories of the more gritty, evocative street culture of England and Scotland and the mystical landscapes Ireland and Britain. I think what I'm drawn to the most is the process of photography we no longer see (view video below) in today's snap it and go culture. These photos bring us back to the raw, journalistic and mysterious aspect of capturing a moment in time. I'm very excited that these works have been brought together into one comprehensive show, which includes a catalogue and 16 minute film. Bruce Davidson/Paul Caponigro: Two American Photographers in Britain and Ireland is currently on view at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. After a successful run at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, the exhibition focuses on the contrasting styles of two these two extraordinary photographers. The exhibition features 150 works including the film Still Looking created exclusively for the exhibition by Huntington filmmaker Kate Lain. Both artists are both still alive and practicing, and did not meet each other until recently during the exhibition in New Haven. 07_Caponigro-2-1 Thank you Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens for the images and video