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BLINKY PALERMO

 

Palermo was born Peter Schwarze in Leipzig, Germany, in 1943, and adopted as an infant, with his twin brother, Michael, by foster parents named Heisterkamp. He adopted his outlandish name in 1964, during his studies with Bruno Goller and Joseph Beuys at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf between 1962 and 1967. The name refers to Frank “Blinky” Palermo, an American Mafioso and boxing promoter who managed Sonny Liston. Continue reading BLINKY PALERMO

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Yutaka Takanashi

Yukata Takanishi (Feb 6, 1935, Shinjuku, Tokyo).

  • •first camera:Canon IVSb 35 mm rangefinder.
  • •first exhibition: work from his series “Somethin’ Else”, in Ginza Garō, May 1960
  • •commercial photographer, Nippon Design Center, 1961-70
  • •member of the collective that produced Provoke magazine, 1968-69

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