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Scans from Prints 49

Black Square, Round Lichen, near Nunney, Somerset, 1989. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Fabriano 5), from 8×10 inch original negative. “In science [referring to a psychology experiment] novelty emerges only with difficulty, ...

Blindness

Jeoann Alfred, blind, at church, Cange, Haiti. May, 2014. “And for as long as painting’s mode of vision would be constructed by men, the space in which women were obliged to lead their lives would be taken from them and imagined through the ...

Vermeer in Haiti

Michaux Flelan, at her coffee stand, Cange, Haiti. May, 2014. It is remarkable, humbling and something strange how events swirl and conspire to give us gifts, just for a moment. Here’s my friend Mdm. Michaux, whose early-morning coffee is becoming ...
Photograph with sleeper

Still Life with Sleeper

3:28 PM. Waiting at Outpatient Clinic, Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. 2009. Time, conditioned by waiting. Or rather, there will always be a wait. Here, in the courtyard of  Zanmi Lasante hospital’s outpatient clinic, people wait, for hours, days. A ...

The Symmetry of Absence

The “Euthydikos Kore”. After 480 BC Parian marble (statue). Pentelic marble (base). The inscription states the Euthydikos, son of Thaliarchos, dedicated (the statue). New Acropolis Museum. Kelly Mason, on her Cowbird feed, writes: ...

I Photograph To Remember

Pedro Meyer’s touching and elegiac remembrance of his parents has been reissued in various digital versions, twenty years after its initial publication as a CD-ROM. “I Photograph To Remember” reminds me of John Berger’s precious ...

Shane Darwent

Shane Darwent, ‘Rush In Truck Bed’ Photographer Shane Darwent, traveling, as far as I can gather, and making some rich work. Check out his blog. As he puts it in one recent entry, “3 bicycles, 2 fellas, one sweet lady, 3,750 miles, bunch ...

i want to read all the news

Martin John Callahan: I Want To See All Of The News From Today Currently a teaching fellow at the Slade School of Art in London, Callahan’s sparse electronic work touches the rawer nerve-tips of our media-immersed selves. This current piece is ...

allan jones

Allan Jones. 1992. platinum-palladium print. 8 x 10 in My friend, Allan Jones came by to visit today. I made this portrait of him sixteen years ago while he was still a student at Sewanee. He is still thinking. And painting. Thanks for swinging by Allan! ...