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Other Perspectives - John Szarkowski

If we restrict ourselves to the perspectives of philosophers such as Barthes, Sontag or Berger our reading of photography runs the risk of becoming formulaic where we stop looking at the photograph in our concentrated search for the signs or socio-political messages it contains. 1,899 more words

Research And Reflection

Monday, June 22nd

More of Ornette.

Ornette Coleman Trio (David Izenzon, bass; Charles Moffett, percussion), playing and talking, Paris, 1966



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Helen Levitt (1913-2009; MCOTD… 6 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

Sunday, June 21st

Here, on Father’s Day, is more of Aretha’s.

Rev. C. L. Franklin (1915-1984; Pastor, New Bethel Baptist Church, Detroit, 1946-1979), “Dry Bones in the Valley” 14 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

Sunday, June 7th

sounds of Detroit

I could listen to Aretha’s daddy all day—even if I understood not a word of English.

Rev. C. L. Franklin (1915-1984), “The 23rd Psalm” 13 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

"Proof" opening at Akron Art Museum

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, May 29, 2015, 5pm-9pm

How do photographs help to create our collective memory of people, places and events? A new photography exhibition at the Akron Art Museum, “Proof: Photographs from the Collection,” explores this question while raising many others about the tenuous role of truth in photography. 474 more words


Sunday, May 17th

More of The Consolers (Sullivan & Iola Pugh).

Live (TV Gospel Time), early 1960s



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Helen Levitt (1913-2009), New York, c. 34 more words