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Author Archive: Michael Ernest Sweet

About Michael Ernest Sweet

Michael Ernest Sweet is a Canadian photographer and arts writer. He is the author of The Human Fragment and Michael Sweet's Coney Island. Follow on Instagram @MichaelErnestSweet and on Twitter @MichaelSweetNYC

Book Review: Punk, Post Punk, New Wave by Michael Grecco

Michael Grecco grew up in the Boston area during the era of punk and new wave music. In fact, Boston was a center, if not the epicenter, of these movements. But in the 70s and 80s, when Grecco was shooting most of these images, a lot of the people featured in his book were from
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Book Review: Night Calls by Rebecca Norris Webb

Night Calls, Rebecca Norris Webb’s third full-length monograph, is a bit more complex than a simple collection of photography. The book is photography, family history, and Webb’s own personal story all wrapped up into one. In essence, it is her journey back to her home, Rush County, Indiana, to reunite with both the people and
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Book Review: Linda Simpson’s The Drag Explosion

As famed drag queen Lady Bunny says in her foreword, “It was an era that took place entirely after dark.” These days our drag queens are very much out in the light of day. They star in prime-time television shows, where they find their way into even the most modest of American homes. Without minimizing
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Book Review: New Yorkers by Sally Davies

New Yorkers, is the first monograph from Sally Davies, despite her multi-decade career in the arts. A painter for many years, it was not until somewhat more recently that Davies took to the camera in a serious way. Thankfully, she did, as her photography is brilliantly unique. For much of her photography career, Davies has
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