Weegee: “I Went and Created a Job for Myself: Freelance Photographer.”

04/14/2010 12:50 PM |

Weegee

So many fascinating bits of wisdom in this compilation (embedded after the jump) of photographs and interviews with legendary New York City crime and society photographer Weegee (pictured), all delivered in exactly the canny, olde-timey voice you’d expect him to have. Useful advice for all you Facebook posters of generic party pictures: “Even a drunk must be a masterpiece. I would ride around, all night or all year, looking for a good drunk picture.” Too bad he’s not around to cover L Mag parties—we’re definitely drunk masterpieces. (ArtsJournal)