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Jim Goldberg
American, b. 1953 (Member)
Featured Essays
Oct 1, 2019
Japan is home to the most centenarians per capita and there are approximately 450 people over the age of 100 on the island of Okinawa.
The Okinawan tradition of forming a moai, or a gathering of people, provides secure social networks. These safety nets lend financial and emotional support in times of need and give all of their members the stress- shedding security of knowing that there is always someone... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 10, 2019
Japan is home to the most centenarians per capita and there are approximately 450 people over the age of 100 on the island of Okinawa.
The Okinawan tradition of forming a moai, or a gathering of people, provides secure social networks. These safety nets lend financial and emotional support in times of need and give all of their members the stress- shedding security of knowing that there is always someone... More...
Apr 24, 2019
Active for the past 40 years, Kiki Smith is an icon of figurative art. Still restless, she continues to create work with an unpretentious, multidisciplinary approach.
Jim Goldberg photographed Smith in advance of her March 2019 exhibition at Pace Gallery, New York. More...
Featured Essays
Oct 2, 2018
"I hear the sounds of the trains coming and going ... these are the sounds of my past life." - Gene Egner

Gene captures the tender portrait of a man reflecting on his life prior to being placed in an assisted living community. He listens carefully to the world around him; sound becoming his way of documenting the days at Harvest Homes. Utilizing personal photographs kept and curated over the years,... More...
Featured Essays
Oct 20, 2016
"I photographed my daughter, Ruby, on the first day of school every year from her first day of kindergarten through her final year of college.
The beginning years were easy—a game of sorts. But as she grew older, that changed. At times it became a,“ I-hate-that-we-have-to-do-this” routine. Some years I just took one quick Polaroid. Other times, I made collages. I knew I wouldn’t capture the whole of... More...
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