Hopperesque

Hopperesque

Saturday, 15 December 2018

Cities Make, Destroy, Infect #11

Millers Crossing

Dementia

Poodle Springs

Nightmare Alley

LA Confidential

Lady from Shanghai

Point Blank

 Touch of Evil

Shutter Island

A Woman on the Run

Chinatown

Force of Evil

Pale Flower

Kill Me Again

Mr Arkadin

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Scandal Sheet

Driver

The Thief

The Getaway

Neon Wilderness


       In sleep he saw their pale lascivious faces ; watched them moving like blind men beneath the thousand-columned El, where a calamitous yellow light filtered downward all night long. In this tragic and fluorescent dream they passed and repassed him restlessly, their faces half averted, forever smiling uneasily as though sharing some secret and comforting knowledge of evil which he could never know.

Nelson Algren
The Captain Has Bad Dreams
The Neon Wilderness
1947

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Art Shay
Nelson Algren, Chicago

https://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2018/06/13/can-a-division-street-cocktail-bar-truly-capture-the-spirit-of-nelson-algren

Friday, 14 December 2018

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Paul Schrader
2002

Big Lonely City #26

Ray Metzker

Jack Delano

Horst Schaeffer

Frank Paulin

Fred Stein

Sabine Weiss

unknown

Saul Leiter

Paul Himmel

William Gedney

John Guttman

Fred Lyon

Lisette Model

unknown

Eugene Smith

William Klein

Berenice Abbott

Bert Hardy

Walker Evans

Marion Post Wolcott

Greg Girard

John Vachon

Margaret Bourke White

Fred Stein

KW Gullers

Elliot Erwitt

Saul Leiter

Ray Metzker

Sabine Weiss

Slim Aarons

Elliott Erwitt