Michael Eastman - Havana - 1999-2002, Blue Facade (Detail) - Copyright Michael Eastman

Michael Eastman

United States 1947



Michael Eastman
Michael Eastman
United States
September 8, 2013
Bojan is an author for Widewalls. He is particularly interested in English linguistics and culture. Bojan is also interested in Photography and Digital Art.

Michael Eastman is an American self-taught photographer, who began working in black-and-white film, switching to color in the 1980s. He has spent four decades documenting interiors and facades in cities as diverse as Havana, Paris, Rome, and New Orleans, producing large-scale photographs unified by their visual precision, monumentality, and painterly use of color. He compares himself to a painter, wielding his camera like a brush and seeing the world as a palette, full of lush colors and textures, patinaed surfaces, and, always, light.