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Forget Manhattan: One Artist Pictures the 'Real' New York

It all started when photographer William Meyers walked into a Fifth Avenue bookstore nearly two decades ago. “When I got over to section and glanced through the titles of the books that they had, I realized that they didn’t really mean… 413 more words


Texas (2006)

After Alfred Stieglitz’s cloud photography.

“My cloud photographs are equivalents of my most profound life experience…”


Spring Showers - The Street-Cleaner

While I wouldn’t say it was Spring around here yet, the weather certainly has been leaning that way for the past week. I’m still wearing snow shoes on my evening walks around the farm, but mostly now they serve to keep me from postholing when my feet slip off the side of the once packed now melting path that I’ve been following the last two months. 292 more words


Why White?

Why are art gallery walls almost always painted white? I ask because just last week I took a wrong turn in a local art gallery and came upon a room currently minus a display. 455 more words

Don’t Blame Millennials For Selfies; Blame 18th Century Monarchs

By Susan Sims

Portraiture saw its artistic heyday in the 18th century, when royalty enlisted the world’s greatest artists to convey their monarchical power and immortalize themselves on canvas. 1,148 more words

A Visual Legacy of Great American Photographer Alfred Stieglitz

Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) is perhaps the most important figure in the history of visual arts in America. That is certainly not to say that he was the greatest artist America has ever produced. 189 more words