Sunday, January 16, 2011

'PHOTO LA GOLD'

Via PhotoInduced

At first blush, we like to just get an overall vibe of a event.

Opening night, we let you know that there were fewer dealers and no breakout stars.
But then we knew we had to go digging for gold.

And we found some.

Black Muslim leader Malcolm X photographing Cassius Clay, Miami, 1964

By the way, the Monroe Gallery from Santa Fe, had some supreme examples of the best in journalistic photography. Seriously the classics all seemed to be there, from Malcolm X taking a photo of Muhammad Ali in a diner after he beat Sonny Liston, to Marilyn Monroe singing Happy Birthday  to John Kennedy, and even George Bush synchronizing his watch with Dick Cheney.

Not cheap, but high quality.

See the full article here.