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Rodin’s Hands

So this was awesome. While I was at the Cantor to see Watkins, I poked around and stuck my nose into the Rodin’s hands exhibition… 154 more words

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Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums

I’ve been gradually moving toward an appreciation of the older landscape photographers. This doesn’t mean I suddenly dislike the contrasty, technically-perfect Ansel Adams school of landscape photography.* But I’m finding myself liking photography which contains elements of embracing the inherent limitations of the medium—while pushing as hard against them as possible—rather than photography which tends to treat those limitations as flaws. 1,356 more words

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Cantor Art Center

There are a lot of museums in the bay area and I want to see them all!!! I recently went to the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Art  158 more words

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Cantor Arts Center

We visited the Cantor Arts Center last Sunday, to see the Carleton Watkins exhibit. Although these photos are not as aesthetically appealing as Ansel Adams, they are still iconic images from the early days of American landscape photography. 26 more words

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