To honor Arlene Gottfried a year after her untimely death, PowerHouse reissues the legendary “Sometimes Overwhelming” by the New Yorker photographer – a selection of early photographs taken in the 1970s and 1980s as she walked Brooklyn in search of living places, astonishing faces, unusual street scenes. It is a spontaneity detached from ambition which draws her course, a thirst for observation. Refusing to study, she preferred to take an office job during the day and learn photography in the evening. Because this discipline would allow him to spend his time outside, immerse himself without restraint in the flow of […]
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