Mosaic mask of Quetzalcoatl from The British Museum.
I’ve been on a really nice jag work-wise and I am happy to report that I made it into The New York Times Magazine! I took the photos to accompany Mark Bittman’s column about the East Village Japanese restaurant Kajitsu. Somewhere, somehow the photo gods smiled on me… Evidence below: My wife has twice tried [...]
I can now cross SUPERMODEL off my photos-to-take list! Want more details: This was easy, I’m lucky, she’s awesome. You can read an interview on LOVING and learn about her secret blog. She is an excellent photographer: Listen to her speak and see some of her work for Oxfam. Thank you Helena!
Marcia Resnick‘s “Roy Cohn and Steve Rubell” … just cause. p.s. This reminds me that I once took photos in the West Village apartment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Time to dig through the negatives!
The only way of expressing emotion in the form of art is by building an “objective correlative”; in other words, a set of objects, a situation, a chain of events, such that when the external facts, which must terminate in a sensory experience, are given, the emotion is immediately evoked. –T.S. Elliot in “Hamlet and [...]
A loose double window frame on the 11th floor in 80 mile an hour wind seems kinda dangerous so I attached it with a wrench tied with wire to the radiator. It worked. The frame is still in place. There was some water damage when I woke up but I managed to sleep through the [...]
It’s been a Jamaica kinda day around here and “the people” (my sister) demand a weekend song. Thus: Gappy Ranks – “Put the Stereo On”
Kate Jones has a wonderful eye for both making jewelry, with her label Ursa Major, and for editing photography, on her blog which covers style and sailing. Check it out and tell me you aren’t ready for an adventure on the high seas! My wife and I started researching used sailboats this summer. Bill Storandt [...]
I recently paged through Rizzoli’s “Man Ray / Bazaar Years”. I love photographers that manage to split editorial and fine art careers (Edward Steichen is a current obsession). Dear Career Gods, Sign me up for that split. Love, John I missed MOMA’s “The Original Copy Show” but an Art Blart post contains a large selection [...]
“Because we rock non-stop” – The Treacherous Three Treacherous Three as you can see / Special K / Sunshine / And Kool Moe Dee / And don’t forget MC Spoonie Gee: