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How to be alive, according to Willa Cather's grave.

I’ve never understood why people visit the graves of famous people. I’m a very morbid person, yet this never struck me as something I wanted to do. 339 more words


#15. Ken Carpenter writes a Letter from New York

The New York art scene was marked by a number of remarkable events this spring, and some important, worrisome issues came to the fore.

First, the auctions. 2,808 more words

Ken Carpenter

Georgia O'Keeffe: A Quote

“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant—there is no such thing.

Making your unknown known is the important thing—

and keeping the unknown always beyond you…” 17 more words

Text & Image

Famous Depressives #4: Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O’Keefe painting by Eric Chan (creative commons)

“Artist Georgia O’Keeffe suffered significant periods of depression during her life, according to biographers Roxana Robinson ( 116 more words


The New Whitney

I finally made it to the new Whitney museum. Yes! Situated on the west side, just below the Highline with impressive views of the Hudson and the city, the Whitney is quite a site inside and out. 47 more words

New York

Social documentary research: the early years - USA

What is social documentary and what are its traditions and values? Where does social documentary end and photojournalism begin?

Social documentary photography is, in simple terms, an objective visual capture of the human condition. 1,513 more words


Follow passions, even when they don't make sense

We all have our “Look! Something shiny!” This is the interest or passion that lights us up (or for some, the passion that is ignored because life gets so busy). 295 more words

Attitude & Outlook