Colorado’s Over the River – IS OVER
Jan27

Colorado’s Over the River – IS OVER

New Yorkers experienced it in Central Park.   Floridians experienced it between the causeways and Miami Beach.   Italians explored it most recently in the middle of a lake, Lake Iseo.   The self-funded works by Christo have exposed millions of patrons to temporary outdoor installations worldwide.   As was demonstrated with his (and his late wife’s) installation called The Gates, New York City gained an extra jolt to its artistic...

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RED – a color to embrace, hate or love
Dec13

RED – a color to embrace, hate or love

Color theory is widely used to sell everything from products to philosophies. Over time, one color more than others has risen to the top.  RED. Famous brands like Ferrari are associated first with Red.  Jewish mysticism equates red with the auspiciousness of Ezekiel’s Chariot and Gevurah.  Valentines is adorned in it – the rose, the lips, the passions. Similarly, caution and evil have been wrapped in all of its shades. Red...

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After Antoine Verglas – America’s Bruni
Nov12

After Antoine Verglas – America’s Bruni

The fact that a dabbler in the Casino business placed his bets right is one way to look at President-elect Trump’s victory. Another is in “The Art of the Photo.” For a society consumed by social media – not regular media, America has placed a Model and a Lion into our most cherished office. Melania Trump met Donald during her modeling career. Photographer Antoine Verglas narrowed his subject into a few poses....

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Norway Accuses Facebook of Censorship Over Deleted Photo of ‘Napalm Girl’
Sep09

Norway Accuses Facebook of Censorship Over Deleted Photo of ‘Napalm Girl’

The importance of photojournalism is to tell the story with real photography.  Facebook’s censorship is being questioned by a Norwegian paper based on a citizen’s post of Pulitzer Prize winning photograph – “Napalm Girl” – by Nick Ut.   Facebook faced accusations of censorship from Norway’s largest newspaper following its decision to delete posts containing the Pulitzer-winning image of a girl...

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