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Andrew Borowiec’s photography shows us how our country’s landscape has evolved. The new positioned with the old; our history co-opted into marketing solutions – morphed into the new American lifestyle. Borowiec’s Rust Belt photographs provide a very real look into … Continue reading
Abandoned Beauty Shop, Detroit, MI The past half century or so witnessed an awesome change in America’s “Industrial Belt.” First, massive suburbanization and white flight, then economic “restructuring” and de-industrialization battered away at fabled cities like Gary, Buffalo, and Youngstown. … Continue reading
Russell Marshall’s photography reflects a life spent living among the factory workers and street characters in his long-time home of Detroit, MI. One can sense a present empathy in his depictions of lone individuals walking the city streets and an … Continue reading
My newest Huffington Post entry is now up. The piece is about the urban storefront phenomenon. –RF © 2011, American Elegy. All rights reserved.
Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes By Kathy Toth Driving around Detroit you feel as if you have entered an exclusion zone. Yet there was no war; there was no radioactive … Continue reading
My newest Huffingon Post piece is now available here. This time I focus on one of my favorite subjects, Rust Belt laundromats. –RF © 2011, American Elegy. All rights reserved.
From Randy: The Huffington Post was kind enough to invite me to share some tales and photos about my Rust Belt travels with their audience. Aside from my work, I’ll be featuring some of the great photographers that can be … Continue reading
Dan Wetmore documents Pittsburgh and the Rust Belt with a tireless and unique vision. Blessed with a combination of technique, a great eye, and a true connection with his subjects and surroundings, Wetmore is one of the more important photographers working in … Continue reading