Michael Kurcfeld

Michael Kurcfeld is a journalist, originally from the print world, but since 1990 working in electronic media. Since founding Stonehenge Media, he has produced film and arts coverage for NYTimes.com, WSJ.com, Huffington Post, PBS, Bravo, Yahoo Movies, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and Film.com. He produces the Photographer Spotlight series for the Los Angeles Review of Books.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Photographer Spotlight: Nick Brandt

Nick Brandt committed to a 16-year odyssey of capturing the vanishing herds that roam the 2-million-acre Amboseli ecosystem, which straddles Kenya and Tanzania. When viewed at the daunting scale intended, these portraits of sentient beings inspire a visceral appreciation of the megafauna that few other photographers have achieved....


Photographer Spotlight: Stanislas Guigui

Most photographers are passive, often neutral observers. Stanislas Guigui fully inhabits the ferocious world he shoots, completely caught in its turbulence. ...


Photographer Spotlight: Catherine Opie

Interviewing Catherine Opie on her two new LA exhibits, "Portraits" and "700 Nimes Road", at the Hammer Museum and MOCA Pacific Design Center, respectively....


Photographer Spotlight: Soham Gupta

Gupta's series 'Angst' focuses on Calcutta’s prostitutes, junkies, lepers, and the insane, whom he befriended enough to gain acceptance and collaboration....


Photographer Spotlight: Richard Learoyd

An interview with Richard Learoyd on the occasion of the publication of Day for Night (Aperture), the most comprehensive collection of his images to date....


Photographer Spotlight: Greg Gorman

An interview with renowned celebrity photographer Greg Gorman, whose new book 'Outside the Studio' features a collection of street photography in Asia....


Photographer Spotlight: Julie Blackmon

Julie Blackmon takes fictional and auto-biographical portraits inspired by her large, raucous family growing up, and her recent experience of motherhood....


Photographer Spotlight: Eamonn Doyle

Eamonn Doyle is a Dublin-based street photographer who employs flat angles and hunched, elderly subjects to breathe new life into the street genre....


Photographer Spotlight: Neil Selkirk

Neil Selkirk, best known for his candid celebrity portraits, just opened an exhibition titled Certain Women, a series of portraits focusing on mothers....


Photographer Spotlight: Guy Webster

Interview with legendary 60's music photographer Guy Webster, whose new book, Big Shots: Rock Legends and Hollywood Icons, was released in October....


Photographer Spotlight: Mona Kuhn

Interview with German-Brazilian photographer Mona Kuhn, whose latest show Acido Dorado explores the natural body in an ethereal desert landscape....


Mr. Cultural:  An Exhibition in Paris, a Collaboration with Frédéric Durieu
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