Beliefs have the Power to Create and the Power to Destroy

Joseph Szabo




They are pre–street style, pre-Internet, pre-Coachella; as Grace Coddington says, they’re “a reminder of life before cell phones and selfies and It Bags and all the paraphernalia of concerts today.” There are models for today’s perfect belfie shot, hands crisscrossed in the back pockets of each other’s jeans; there are covetable denim jackets; there is great hair and great leather; there are dirt-spattered dancers in the pit; there is a real and pure unrehearsed, unselfconscious, unhashtagged joy in the photos, an experience lived largely in the moment and captured mostly in memory, and what, really, is cooler and more fashionable than something that elusive and impossible to contain? For the fans that day, Szabo just happened to be there at the right time to witness it all. 
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Hedi Slimane Photography

Bruce Weber



''I think this idea of a photographer as a celebrity embarrass me. I think it's not such a good idea to be so caught up in that fame game kind of thing as a photographer, because what's wonderful is that you can go out in the world and people don't really know you. I just go out in each job and take pictures for myself. I’ll photograph trees or if I meet a really handsome guy or girl I’ll take their picture, even if they’re not part of the set. But I never felt like that word model was so important. It is more just a subject, a person, a friend, a family member.'' Bruce Weber

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