Auteurs are not your regular blockbuster filmmakers -- they're visionaries whom will do almost anything in pursuit of a materialization of that vision. They have their own gimmicks, traits, and signatures. Filmmaker Wes Anderson is no different, known for his pastel palette, symmetry and mirroring obsessions -- and opening windows.
The first scene of auteur Wes Anderson's debut film was a clip of a window opening. This could mean many things -- whether looking out, opening opportunities, greeting to a new day, voyeurism, etc. Many of the Wes film-verse does so. And he continues to open more windows throughout his oeuvre.
Through the oeuvres of Stanley Kubrick and Wes Anderson as well as George Miller's "Mad Max", we compare how they use symmetry and center framing for the stunning visual effect that continues to take a strong clutch on their audiences.
Wes Anderson's first dip into non-fiction is where he takes the role as executive producer in the recently released documentary film on the life and time of actor, producer, screenwriter, flamenco dancer Hampton Francher.
Photography became his creative escape in the 90's when his country was facing a civil war. Years later, he moved to New York where he continued doing what he loves the most. Boogie had various exhibitions over the years and his sixth monograph "A Wah Do Dem" was one of the most controversial ones.
The whole world is somehow in love with everything about Wes Anderson today, and we can't help but fall for it too. Get to know more about one of the most iconic 21st-century filmmakers through this short film, "Un Court Métrage Sur".
As a pioneer of European photography aesthetics, Adolphe Braun was also an innovator of reproduction techniques which advanced the field of art history. Here is a comprehensive display of his oeuvre and how he influenced early photography.
Young photographer Jamie Hawkesworth's works have been on the cover five years after his debut on photography, and he's become a favorite among the fashion world. Here is a review of his young work from his beginner days to now.
The living legend Peter Lindbergh makes a short film out of his behind-the-scenes footage of his celebrity-models as he gets both voyeuristic and intimate with these larger-than-life actors and actresses.
Music and art photographer Mitchell Wojcik is a regular fixture in the Lomography Gallery Store NYC, frequently stopping in before and between shoots. Check out his first impressions of the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System and why he thinks it's perfect for the photographer on the move.