Photographer and his assistant, 1970.
Julio Romero de Torres, The Fortune-telling, 1922
Every year, a group of volunteers does an old-fashioned tally: How many of the stories, articles, and reviews in major literary publications are by or about women authors? They turned their tick marks into pie charts, and the VIDA Count was born. The gender imbalance it reveals is so dramatic, there should probably be an episode of “Law & Order” about it. Here are just a few of the ickiest “pies.”
Round Top, TX
— Charles Bukowski (via thatkindofwoman)
Derek Ridgers, photographer, turned his attention away from musicians and toward a group of loud and energetic crowd of punks. “What could be more photogenic than punks in clubs?” he asked. His new book, 78-87 London Youth, full of portraits of painted faces, colored hair, tattoos, and eccentric clothing, proves his point.