Since last writing I’ve been on a deep dive into studying art-making, studying myself as a student again, and studying myself in NYC again… Intense, wearying, joyful, painful, sad, insightful, fattening, irritating, depleting financially, and overall very worthwhile. I found […]
It began before I ever knew I would move to New York. It was a strange necessity, the unsettled disease. Except there was never any cure it seemed. Or more to the point, the cure was depicted, weekly, monthly, illustrated, […]
April, 2015 Since working with Joel Meyerowitz, I’ve been mesmerized by the horizon. His classic “Bay/Sky” images inspired my photography both in the Hudson Palisades series and here in Cape Breton. I hadn’t intended to focus on photography during my time here, […]
I arrive in Margaree Harbour at a cottage with sweeping views of the Margaree river delta and Cape Breton Highlands. The arrangements were made in the fall so my firewood order (about 2 face cords) is “green” – meaning it’s […]
Grouped sometimes by timeframe or theme. Winter 2015 – on retreat in rural Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Cities: illumination…converging with street life intimacies.
Dressing the Emperor: The Role of the chao fu in the Making of Imperial Authority I. The chao fu Ceremonial Robe It is early morning on the 14th day of the 5th moon in the Forbidden City, […]
(photo of Robert Irwin’s “Exegesis: Homage to the Square” at Dia, courtesy of Joel Meyerowiz) Installation Art in the Age of Electronic Media (e-pub excerpt of yr2000 paper for Columbia Art History department) ~~~ Part I: […]
I spent 2 or 3 years photographing this mid-18th century house on a branch of the Brandywine River where my Aunt lived and raised her family. I had visited on holidays and other family gatherings over the past 40 years. […]