August 28, 2013 Made a pilgrimage to Lacock to see where WH Fox Talbot made his first photos. Paper negatives from the museum. August 28, 2013 Bauhaus-style all over pattern from 1930s British industry. Maurice Broomfield at the V&A. August 27, 2013 Robert Brownjohn’s 1961 typology of London street typography. Part of a well edited photo room at the V&A. August 27, 2013 So small and simple: one of William Henry Fox Talbot’s wooden cameras, circa 1836. At the Science Museum London. August 26, 2013 Impressive pole-to-pole geographic scope in Sebastião Salgado’s Genesis exhibit at the Natural History Museum (London). Tactile, high contrast prints. August 15, 2013 Hexagon shaped collage elements interrupt a reclining figure. Vivienne Griffin in the Desire show at Yancey Richardson. August 15, 2013 The matching forms of arched nudes and railroad tracks. 1970s era Carolee Schneemann at Carolina Nitsch. August 14, 2013 The unusual angle of a man being dragged by his shoes. Bruce Davidson’s Civil Rights photographs at Howard Greenberg Gallery. August 14, 2013 Weeds and starry skies instead of leaves and river refractions. Susan Derges in the summer group show at Danziger. August 13, 2013 A surreal, solitary fish-watching session. Burk Uzzle in the summer group show at Laurence Miller Gallery. August 13, 2013 Direct, vulnerable B/W portraits of swimsuited groups/families and interior nudes. Nikolay Bakharev at Julie Saul Gallery. August 12, 2013 Fluttering cut paper leaves fall from a flat image surface of cherry blossoms. Jim Hodges at FLAG Art Foundation. August 7, 2013 Gorgeous textures in this Leon Levinstein print, especially the woven hat. In the Staff Picks show at Howard Greenberg. August 7, 2013 A seductively elegant Matthew Pillsbury bar scene in the drinking show at Sasha Wolf. August 6, 2013 A sinuous sliced landscape in multiple overlapped layers. Sadie Wechsler in the Yale MFA show at Aperture Gallery. August 6, 2013 A still life of parallel textures: brick/concrete and rebar/cherry stem/chain link. Marina Pinsky at Scaramouche Gallery. August 5, 2013 Erica Baum’s geometric, almost narrative, dog-eared book pages in the Chick Lit group show at Tracy Williams. August 2, 2013 A corner pyramid of teenage kissers. Ed Templeton in the Folklore group show at Joshua Liner Gallery. August 2, 2013 Jagged layers of distorted green glitches. Sean Dack at Fitzroy Gallery. July 31, 2013 Under the hot lights, Ella Fitzgerald loses herself in the music. Herman Leonard’s jazz photographs at Robert Mann.