Monthly Archives: November 2007

Stieglitz and O'Keefe

Brooke 4-2 Photographers of the nude and students of artistic nude photography recognize the pairing of the names Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keefe. Stieglitz was 23 years O’Keefe’s senior and only began photographing her in his mid-fifties. For a period … Continue reading

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Further on Dave Rudin's "Kodak Gallery – and why NOT to use them for your books and prints!"

Morning Traffic Cops Briefing, San Miguel de Allende Session yesterday morning with Brooke. Hence yesterday’s late posting. Our reunion was very joyful, with both of us glad to be working together again. She’s a wonderful and enthusiastic young lady, and … Continue reading

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The Artistic Break-Point for Secularism

Africa 6 Yesterday’s NY Times included a “Science” section article entitled “The Dance of Evolution, or How Art Got Its Start,” a too-brief piece on the role of art in human development, or more properly how art is an evolutionary … Continue reading

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For the Love of Dogs

Abigail 25 We returned from NYC yesterday, on one of the longest flights from that city I’ve ever experienced. We taxied at JFK for a solid hour before taking off in a steady drizzle. Headwinds made the trip that much … Continue reading

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Lauren at Home 72 Last full day in NYC. I’m taking a bit of downtime after several days of frenetic museum going, family dinners and lunches, enjoying my daughters’ (and Bethany’s partner, Megan’s) company, and (a lot of) just moving … Continue reading

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Little Women

In digital photographic medieval times — specifically the period roughly 2000-2002 — when I was shooting with the Canon D30, I did a fair amount of photography for and with The Minnesota Opera, about which I’ve written before. One of … Continue reading

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The John Szarkowski School

Sari Cloth 6 A visit Wednesday to the Museum of Modern Art included my usual trip to the third floor and the Photography Galleries. The special exhibit was of three very modern photographers, Tanyth Berkeley (characterized by MOMA: “compelling portraits … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, Helvetica, Arial and Verdana

San Miguel de Allende Sunday Morning 3 Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Have a good turkey, if that is your wont. Me, I’m joining family in restaurant “Ici” across Dekalb Avenue here in Fort Greene for mid-afternoon dinner with thirteen family members. … Continue reading

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Sarah J 9 Writing this from my daughter’s apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We arrived yesterday morning. As usual when we must arise before 5 a.m. to catch a flight, my sleep that night was spotty and fitful. We made the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, and More Three Gorges

Pedro Te Amo Sporadic posts until Tuesday, November 27. We’re off to NYC for Thanksgiving with both daughters, Megan, and assorted relatives who are all assembling there for something a little different — Thanksgiving Dinner in a restaurant. If the … Continue reading

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