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"Limitation makes the creative mind inventive."

“Limitation makes the creative mind inventive.”

Walter Gropius, architect. German, a founder of Bauhaus school


Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Brugge, Paris

My wife and I get a lot of mileage out of our vacations. From pre-trip planning to the embrace of each city as we’d get to explore them, and then basking in the memories through photos and story telling after we’re home and back to business. 975 more words


Zooming in on Irving Penn and His Works

Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, on June 16, 1917, Irving Penn lived on to become one of the most iconic photographers of the 20th century. His imagination, coupled with unrivaled execution, made his fashion, still-life, and portrait images standout. 262 more words


Yesterday in Paris

I spent yesterday in Paris and I have to say that it was truly one of the best days I have had on four hours of sleep (the other one being that time our flight to Florida was delayed but we still spent the whole next day at MGM/Disney Studios Hollywood/whatever they’re calling it now). 281 more words

Masterpieces of Design & Photography Auction Results

The results for last week’s Masterpieces of Design & Photography auction at Christie’s London show that 13 of the 15 photography lots available were sold, with all but 3 prints selling for well over £100,000.  76 more words


Strike a Pose!

We were thrilled to be part of the Fabulous Fashion Fete, a fun party to rock the opening of the Irving Penn, Beyond Beauty, photography exhibition at the Wichita Art Museum. 46 more words


"I want to... startle them out of their complacency."

‘I don’t want to produce a work of art that the public can sit and suck aesthetically… I want to give them a blow in the small of back, to scorch their indifference, to startle them out of their complacency.’

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