Get a little slice of history this Thursday afternoon with with this weeks VAC Video!
Gary Winogrand, once coined, “the central photographer of his generation” by John Szarkowski, the former director of photography of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, was a Jewish Bronx-born photographer and one of the pioneers of what is now known as street photography.
Winogrand is mostly known for his portrayal of the diversity of American life, from shooting the Bronx zoo and Coney Island in the sixties to the bohemian lifestyle of our own Venice Beach in the eighties.
Garry Winogrand: “Venice Beach, 1982″
Check out this seven minute “mini documentary” on Winogrand shot on Ocean Front walk and learn why he hated the term “street photography.”
Blogged by: Gabrielle Wooden
Gabrielle Wooden is a writer currently residing in Southern California. Currently she is a blogger for the Venice Art Crawl and is working on her first novel entitled Blue Barcelona at UCLA’S Extension Writers Program.