This Is a Present from a Small Distant World by Luke Batten, Neil Donnelly, Judd Greenstein, Mary Voorhees Meehan, and Jonathan Sadler.
These pictures were taken outside our studio in Chicago, just west of the Loop. Lately, we have been thinking of documenting the city outward from our studio.
We were talking with some Freshman students at the University of Illinois recently about ideas and how to come up with them.
We walked out the doors on a cool Autumn day and asked each student to make a space with their hands and just stare at it.
We thought that Tiger Afternoon applied well to the moment in youth when one’s social and sexual independence was being defined.
We created a bit of a mash-up of the 1964 Preppy Activist, militant anti war activist and college recruiting poster.
Various Fires is the first New Catalogue Project.
Sergio Vieira De Mello was the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Iraq who was killed in a car bomb explosion at the Canal Hotel in 2003 in Baghdad.
These portraits are of our assistant Kristie who was one of Luke’s students and a talented photographer in her own right.
In 2009 New Catalogue traveled to Europe to watch the Tour de France.
The Incredible Wonderful Complicated Dag Hammarskjöld is a graphic account of the former UN Secretary General and his journal Markings.
We have been on college campuses for over half of our life as students, professors and visiting artists.
This project was to document the redevelopment of Hitler’s alpine vacation home and military compound at the Obersalzberg.
It is simply created in Photoshop by placing a lens flare on a pure black space.
Patrick Swayze died of Cancer in 2009. Rest in Peace.
This series was made on a hike in France near Mt. Blanc.
We met the subject who was photographed for the series Interview of a Man at our Chicago studio when he was dropping off his son Ben.