The Mapplethorpe Triangle

Sex seems to be dominating American lives lately.

Sex, sexuality, gender, harassment, consent, rape, birth control, infidelity, pedophilia, discrimination, and marriage. Who does, who doesn’t, who should, who shouldn’t, and sometimes there are even photographs that can never be unseen. Continue reading The Mapplethorpe Triangle

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Two Women

This digital composite is a bit more “artsy” than is typical and only includes 1 photographic element – an old photograph by Alfred Stieglitz a photographer and gallery owner who is currently at least as well known for being Georgia O’Keeffe’s husband.  The other element is a crayon life drawing which, like the photograph, has been heavily manipulated with Photoshop effects.  Continue reading Two Women

Exit Through The Gift Shop, Part 1

This post is NOT about the 2010 Banksy movie entitled Exit Through The Gift Shop (although if you haven’t seen the movie yet you should.) It is instead about the inequality of museum gift shops – specifically art museum gift shops. I’ve been to an alien museum (Roswell, NM), a wax museum (Wash., DC), a Museum of Osteology (OKC, OK), and the National Museum of … Continue reading Exit Through The Gift Shop, Part 1