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Philosophers and Artists


Here’s a little story for you… A philosopher, photographer and, novelist walked into a bar to chat. What do you think was the first question they posed? Why is the sky blue? Does god exist?  No, the question was— What is ART? Saturday night at the bar. Such a happy looking crowd– isn’t it? These weren’t just any […]

Photography ~ To Capture a Moment in Time


#photography #art #BerniceAbbott #DorotheaLange #JacquesHenriLartigue #TrilogyofRemembrance #time #philosophy What is it about photography that gets people talking about TIME? We ask ~ Is there a past, present and future? Are they all really one? Does time even exist or is it just a figment of our imagination? A convenient way of thinking about and measuring […]

DONALD TRUMP and the “OTHER”


How I came to Donald Trump. Today, I was in the mood to write about photography and started checking out the web for someone’s work which might inspire me. Within moments, I found an article and recording from NPR which compared the work of three photographers, Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams and Toyo Miyatake, who had taken […]

LIFE IS TO LAUGH.


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Thoughts on Creativity Is your painting giving you a message? Does your sculpture begin to eye you with suspicion? Does your short story slyly reveal something you’ve never thought of before [at least not consciously] and is it perhaps embarrassing? In making this video, I think I’ve just learned something about the creative process. If you watch […]

Spirituality ~The Photographs of Ansel Adams


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WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY? What does spirituality mean to you? We often speak of it as if we had a shared understanding. But I suspect we all have our own individual notions. After all, what could be more personal than a sense of spirituality? Here’s my idea. I sense that “something” very tantalizing lies just beyond […]