Henry Hargreaves’ “Fortunes of a Nation” Photographic Series

Presidential quotations repurposed for art

One can react to repeat political disappointment, sadness and confusion through innumerable means. Art, however, has long been one of the most important tunnels to channel it all into. With his latest photographic series, “Fortunes of a Nation,” CH favorite Henry Hargreaves has found a way to grapple with the baffling linguistics of America’s current president. Hargreaves repurposes quotations drawn from speeches and tweets and, …

Becoming Hemingway by Henry Hargreaves

Impersonators pose as "Papa" in the curious Kiwi's latest photo project

Back in 1957, photographer Yousef Karsh asked an aging Earnest Hemingway to sit for a portrait. In what would become an iconic image, the author stares to the right of the camera, white-bearded and gruff. More than any other image, the portrait is the one most in tune with the romantic image of Hemingway as a stern, imposing genius—not to mention, it made famous the …

Deep Fried Gadgets

Technology gets the greasy spoon treatment in a photo series by Henry Hargreaves

Beer battered tablets and crispy fried notebooks are just a few of the dishes served up in “Deep Fried Gadgets”, a delicious new series by photographer Henry Hargreaves. Inspired by an internet video of a Japanese youth deep frying and eating his PSP, Hargreaves decided to refine the idea by toning down the danger and upping the artistry. With the concept in tow, Hargreaves began …