Bar Art Meet in Cherry Creek

The other day my friend shared with me her experience of “becoming an artist” as she was invited to a private party at ‘Canvas and Cocktails’ in Cherry Creek North. For those unfamiliar with Canvas and Cocktails, the experience is paired with a little wine, beer, chips and pretzels to bring art to the greater population. As she explained, they don’t often come down to Cherry Creek North from Southeast...

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Standard of Living – and the photojournalists
Oct19

Standard of Living – and the photojournalists

When the government plays a role to raise the weak and underprivileged it’s typically due to a call to action.  In the past, the call came from a single frame – the photograph. During the mid-1930s, Margaret Bourke-White, like Dorothea Lange, and Arthur Rothstein , photographed drought victims of the Dust Bowl. Bourke-White turned her camera to the southern part of the United States as she and her husband, Ernest Caldwell...

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‘Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York”
May11

‘Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York”

The newly released film “Ordinary Miracles-The Photo League’s New York” produced and directed by Daniel Allentuck and Nina Rosenblum with contributing producer, Mary Engel, is a documentary film about the importance of the New York Photo League to the historical legacy and social conscience of New York starting in the late 20s. Relaunched in 1936, iconic League photographers are presented with hundreds of their most...

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Rocking and rolling from Colorado to New York City
Aug23

Rocking and rolling from Colorado to New York City

As the East Coast of the United States rocked under the pressure of a 5.8 earthquake centered in Virginia, Colorado is rocking in the thunder of world-class cyclist in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Major riders from around the world have converged in this wildly beautiful state. Today the 99.3 mile ride went from the small mountain town of Salida to the top of Mt. Crested Butte. Tomorrow the challenge is 131 miles from Gunnison to...

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The Quality of the Photograph
Mar25

The Quality of the Photograph

Collecting great photographs requires an understanding of multiple factors. Condition quality obviously plays an instrumental role in the current and future value of each acquired print. Honor your preference of learning from the past to create the future with a poignant modern photograph printed from the original source or a vintage print developed at the time of the negative.   The beauty of the modern print is that the history of...

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