Tag Archives: Taking Shots: The Photography of William S. Burroughs

Pretty Pictures: Lynch and Burroughs

In 1963, William S. Burroughs wrote down his photographic manifesto: “Take. Rearrange. Take.” For Burroughs, photography wasn’t an art form so much as it was a weapon he employed to disrupt time. Ideas about the interactions between time, space, words and images will be familiar to any reader of Burroughs’ works, but it’s less likely [...]

Posted in Art, Books, Cinema | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

William S. Burroughs’ Photographs

In a recent post I mentioned the January opening of the new photography exhibition Taking Shots: The Photography of William S. Burroughs. I’ve just received a copy of the catalog and I’m planning a review of the volume in an upcoming post or on an episode of Coincidence Control Network. In the meantime, here is [...]

Posted in Art, Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
© 2019 Joe Nolan's Insomnia. All Rights Reserved.
Built by Paper Lion. #teamwork