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Jay Maisel talks 65 Years of Shooting Photography, Cigars and Life on the Bowery

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Jay Maisel in his Brooklyn Studio // Photography by Stephen Wilkes

 

Jay Maisel and Amon met up for a fireside chat deep in the heart of midtown Manhattan. In this episode they talk about light, color, gesture, Arthur Miller, cigars, buying the “The Bank” also known as 190 Bowery, shooting 65 years worth of photography, editing and a new documentary by Stephen Wilkes called Jay Myself.

Big Love and Shout Out to Susan Norget Film Promotion

'Red Wall and Rope' photography by Jay Maisel

‘Red Wall and Rope’ photography by Jay Maisel

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See the Film, Jay Myself: Film Forum

'Man with Headband' photography by Jay Maisel

‘Man with Headband’ photography by Jay Maisel

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Show Notes

 

'Miles Davis, Some Kind of Blue' photography by Jay Maisel

‘Miles Davis, Some Kind of Blue’ photography by Jay Maisel

  • “If you are not your own severest critic then you are your own worst enemy” Jay Maisel Quote
  • The difference between looking and seeing
  • Disassembling 190 Bowery
  • Drama vs. problem
  • Stephen Wilkes– Director & Photographer
  • Stephen Wilkes Website
  • Bob Kato– Professor & Art Director
  • Walk Slow
  • “It is not how much ground you cover it is what you see, it is what you look at…” Jay Maisel Quote
  • The Mercedes
  • New Yorkers are very kind

 

‘Don't Walk, Red’ (1981) photography by Jay Maisel

‘Don’t Walk, Red’ (1981) photography by Jay Maisel

 

'First Snow, Elizabeth St.' photography by Jay Maisel

‘First Snow, Elizabeth St.’ photography by Jay Maisel

 

'Girl with Bicycle Halo' photography by Jay Maisel

‘Girl with Bicycle Halo’ photography by Jay Maisel

  • “I want to make the poem out of the evidence.” – Arthur Miller Quote
  • Arthur Miller– American playwright, essayist
  • Composition and Framing
  • William Albert Allard– Photographer
  • Twining
  • Gesture
  • “Learn to see what is actually in front of you.” – Jay Maisel Quote
  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  • The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  • Ayn Rand– Russian American Writer and philosopher

 

'Man Painting Ship' photography by Jay Maisel

‘Man Painting Ship’ photography by Jay Maisel

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