Evening I was in the photo lab when Garry was processing some of his photos He brought in hundreds of negatives and made many many 11x14 full frame prints of his photos for reviewing purposes He was in a hurry to print as many pictures as he could It was fun being there in the lab with him in a relaxed setting He had a real problem relaxing I remember him as always on and never really sitting around shooting the bull with the students But in the darkroom "he could relax and be himselfHe told jokes and had lots of "could relax and be himselfHe told jokes and had lots of though #MANY HE WAS NOT VERY APPROACHABLEHE DIED OF #thought he was not very approachableHe died of and tried to escape it by going to Mexico for apricot pit treatments I chose this particular seller over others because the product was listed as in new condition I was really disappointed when I opened this gift to be and saw that the book had creasing staining and spine damage Product was not as described It s just wonderful to see the comings and goings of ordinary people candidly portrayed by a photographer as skilled as Garry Winogrand The photograghs date from the 1950s to the 1980s with most from the 1970s and 1980s My how airports and styles have changed Most of the photograghs are of people in US airports but you ll also see Paris and Marseilles Among US airports the majority are from NYC but also Salt Lake City San Francisco and Los Angeles among others One of my favorite photographs is of a business man in suit and an old style business hat speaking with obvious pleasure on a pay phone remember pay phones Winogrand also seems to favor attractive women whose beauty seems to transcend the fashion of the times The images of people standing in line are also interesting Some things never changeThe reproduction uality is very good Highly recommended. Winogrand made during his lifetime Edited by Alex Harris one of the first to publish selections from this body of work in DoubleTake magazine in 1996 and longtime friend and colleague Lee Friedlander The Airport Pictures of Garry Winogrand assembles 86 of the photographer's most compelling never before published images of travelers flight attendants airport waiting rooms airplanes on runways and all the people and places in between This text refers to an alternate Hardcover editio. One of the best Winogrand books evergreat On the strength of seeing twenty five of his airport photos in the excellent Winogrand Figments from the real world I bought a copy of Arrivals Departures Certainly it contains some remarkable photos but I am not convinced that it is a great book of images good yes Figments from the real world works for me because of the huge number of photos just over two hundred So many that I ve found it best to look at three or four chapters at a time Arrivals has eighty six photos selected and edited by Alex Harris and Lee "Friedlander from hundreds of contact sheets and prints mostly unpublished in the "from hundreds of contact sheets and prints mostly unpublished in the archive at the University of Arizona Obviously the choice of what to include was personal to them but I thought there were too many bland photos mixed in with the greatsIn all of the photos the feel of an airport is captured and interestingly though there are than ten featured you would be hard pressed to identify them One is clearly the Eero Saarinen s TWA terminal in New York a stunning architectural shot and my favorite in the book Turning over the pages I was conscious of so many photos that

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like they were in a hurry and included because Harris and Friedlander thought they best represent the feel of an airportThe book s production is #in the usual photo book format one photo to a page with generous margins and 250 screen #the usual photo book format one photo to a page with generous margins and 250 screen it has the usual annoyance of having the brief captions at the back of the book and rather oddly the page numbers are printed near the gutter rather than on the outer margin of each pageI would put Arrival Departures with Winogrand s Public Relations both of them celebrate a great American photo journalist but I thought each has too many average imagesSEE SOME. If Garry Winogrand photographed everything all the time as he is famous for having done his pictures of airports convey despite their dated hair styles and clothing the many still very familiar sights and spaces and sensations attached to air travel Arriving at an airport checking baggage watching other travelers amble walk and sometimes rush by luggage trailing and flailing and neatly rolling along passengers waiting forever on those long rows of attached seats friends and relativ.

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INSIDE PAGES by clicking customer images under the cover I was a photography student at the University of Texas at Austin in 1971 to 1975 Garry Winogrand taught there and I took two semesters of his photographyclassesThe photos in #This Book Are The Type Of #book are precisely type of Garry took in Austin He was famous even then I believe he was a Guggenheim Fellow at UTHere are a couple of tidbits about GarryHe was passionate about photography but he was unwilling to talk about it very much He was concerned about the conflict between form and content but unable to verbalize what he was looking forEach class was about the work on the walls There were about 30 people in the class and many would contribute their work and put it on the walls for discussion If Garry called a photograph interesting that meant he gave it hightest praises If any student attempted to ask a uestion or comment in any way other than Interesting Garry would brusuely cut them off in that typical New Yorker wayGarry had his groupies people who wanted to photograph things exactly the way he did One evening there was a pep rally for the UT football team Garry was there with his Leica and his powerful flash Several students were copying him and each one would move forward to take almost identical photos of the cheerleaders and the crowd I m not sure any interesting work resulted from the eventGarry was working the sidelines of a UT football game when he was hit by a big player and broke his leg His health wasn t the same afterOne girl brought some photo work for the walls She had shaved her head to resemble a soccer ball Her photos were pictures of her breasts scrunched up under a piece glass I don t now if Garry thought they were interesting or even if they made it to the wallOne. Es greeting each other and saying goodbye everything that happened and stills happens in these vast public spaces Winogrand's airport photographs were taken over a period of 25 years with the first frame shot around 1958 and the last in 1983 just months before his death In Winogrand's archive at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona in Tucson there are hundreds of contact sheets containing airport images and over 1100 prints of airplanes and airports that. ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES: AIRPORT PICTURES