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The Green Fan

Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929) – The Green Fan (also known as Girl of Toledo, Spain), 1912 (Oil on canvas. Gibbes Museum of Art) – From 1906 to 1914, Henri executed some of his best work including appealing pictures of children so vivid and refreshing that they recall the work of Frans Hals. 35 more words


What Photography Means To Me

This is my very first blog post, so I would like to share with you what photography means to me.

In my experience, I have heard many reasons why people approach photography: they pick up their dad’s camera from a dusty closet and start shooting, they are inspired by friends, they approach it as a hobby and then it transforms into a passion (and sometimes even a job), etc. 254 more words


Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929) – Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 1916 (Oil on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art) – Mrs. Whitney’s husband, Harry Payne Whitney, refused to allow her to hang it in their house. 56 more words


Skip the Basics, Move Straight on to Mastery

Forgive me, but if you read the above title with anything less than skepticism, you need to reevaluate your thinking.

We have become so addicted to the ‘buy it now’ button in life we are forgetting how to invest. 999 more words


When We Are Artists

“When the artist is alive in any person, whatever her kind of work may be, she becomes an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressive creature.  She becomes interesting to other people. 39 more words


The Power of Sincerity

The Power of Sincerity

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. Oscar Wilde

I suspect that Mr Wildes context was different, but the point is clear, sincerity is powerful. 988 more words