NETFLIX ICARUS – A Doping Documentary Gone Right
Aug22

NETFLIX ICARUS – A Doping Documentary Gone Right

A review of Netflix Icarus – how Russian athletes beat anti-doping rules

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Japan’s New Billionaire Doesn’t Suck at all.
May28

Japan’s New Billionaire Doesn’t Suck at all.

The significance of fine art and the value society places on iconic artists came to a head this week.  Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982 set the artist record at auction to date, $110.5 million.   The new owner Yusaku Maezawa (@yousuck2020) is being courted in the media as the go-to trendsetter.  The auction purchase is just one of many to date that detail how he understands the significance of the work and the artist.  Here is the...

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The Photographic Essay – Journalism or Hobby
Jan10

The Photographic Essay – Journalism or Hobby

The professional photographer today can be found in many varieties – anyone who is paid to shoot is considered a professional.   Earning a living solely from the art form is not for the faint of heart.   Doctors are notoriously known to be weekend hobbyists.  Yet only a few really earn a place among those capable of influencing photography as a medium. When a new perspective appears, one that takes the common and visually tells...

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Art Basel Miami Beach – Alternative Education
Dec30

Art Basel Miami Beach – Alternative Education

Recently, The Art Quarterly sponsored a youth photography award.  The winning photographer was awarded an all expense paid weekend at America’s top fine art destination: Art Basel Miami Beach.  The 2016 award was selected from national submissions.  Entries were based on 2 photographs only from each submission. The 2016 recipient was Denver-based youth photographer, Mr. Nathan Anisimov.   This inspiring young man has had a knack...

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