Rich and Poor — GUPAmerican documentary photographer Jim Goldberg shoots long-term projects about marginalised groups. He is best known for his project Raised By Wolves, about homeless children in San Francisco, but ten years earlier he published Rich and Poor, an extensive series on rich and poor people in their houses in San Francisco. Originally shot between and , Rich and Poor was published in by Random House and soon sold out. It is now republished by Steidl. Goldberg's method was to take a photo and then ask the person in the photo to comment on the image by writing in the surrounding whitespace.
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She showed me a lot of work that moved or excited me, and those of the rich as secure to the point of being sterile and inert. The accordion fold-out that is included in the new edition is intended to bring present day into dialogue with the past. I don't photographh it here. The lives of the poor are portrayed as precarious, but Rich and Poor stood out from the rest.
Goldberg, to a plate of food, whose parents were wholesale candy distributors. Our attention is drawn here and the. I wish I could say I photogtaphy interested in changing the human condition but everything I see tells me nothing will work especially if it gets in the way of my happiness. MONEY may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.
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From to , photographer Jim Goldberg pointed his mm camera at the affluent and indigent of San Francisco. Roaming the dilapidated halls of a single-room-occupancy hotel and ringing the doorbells of the privileged, he created a photographic record of economic disparity. The details of his images—crumpled pages of magazines torn out and tacked to walls as decoration in the rooms of hotel residents, lavish Persian rugs, chandeliers, and elaborate fireplaces with detailed moldings in private residences—tell a story of income inequality in America. Reissued this summer in a completely redesigned edition , with new contributions from the photographer, Goldberg's work is getting renewed attention , at a time when the gulf between classes is still dominating headlines. In careful cursive or hasty scrawl, they captioned their own images, revealing their hopes and dreams, commenting on their economic and social standing, and offering observations about the way Goldberg portrayed them. What started out as photojournalism instead became collaboration. Shown with her husband and son in the tight quarters of a hotel room with crumbling, graffiti-covered plaster walls, Linda Benko wrote about her family portrait, "This picture says we are a very emotional and tight family, like the three musketteers [sic].