Google black lesbian photographer South Africa, and you get…

…Zanele Muholi, whose photographic portraits from her recent project “Faces and Phases,” have been traveling the world for the past few years. Here is a poster from her Amsterdam book exhibit: That is not a photograph of Muholi, but one of over a hundred portraits she took between 2006 and last year, of black lesbians […]

Shirley Baker at The Photographers’ Gallery

What a joy to be introduced to the work of this documentary photographer, unable apparently to thrive in  the journalism career she’d longed for because of her SEX, yet producing some of the loveliest, most direct, and most communicative street photography on the planet. Like  European and American women photographers in her cohort (think Gertrude […]

It’s still rock and roll to me….

  The Photographers’ Gallery in London, at 16 Ramillies Street, just a side alley off Oxford Street, is a destination vacation for photo fans and historians. Three active floors of exhibits in bright clean spaces, a bookstore with lots of film (and I do mean photographic film), and a pretty decent cafe on the main […]