My portrait of Jack Shamblin, entitled “Jack and Mia” was Portrait nominee of the 7th Annual Photography Master’s Cup!
Portrait of performance artist Jack Shamblin wearing his split personality alter ego Mia Kunter for his play “Blatant”.
My portrait of Alice in Florence, entitled “Alice’s profile” was Fine Art nominee of the 7th Annual Photography Master’s Cup!
I shot this impromptu portrait of Alice in Florence the day after I met her and had fallen in love with her profile.
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June 3rd, 2013
Last weekend the 8th BOS (Bushwick Open Studios) took place in my neighborhood. I saw a lot of great art and connected with really amazing people. Here are some of many favorites.
Also french photographer Delphine Diaw Diallo showed compelling work and had a beautiful book on display “The Gift”, a collection of womens portraits from several different bodies of work.
May 25th, 2013
Drum Casket is an interactive performance and sound piece, centered around artist Amery Kessler’s invented instrument, Drum Casket. I have met both Amery and Mary Jane at the 2012 Inaugural World Peace Day in Linzhou China. We were all invited by the UN friends & Government of China to the First event for Peace and Art in China. Last night Amery and Mary Jane showed their Drum Casket Installation at the English Kills” Gallery in Bushwick, right around the corner from my studio. Drum whiz Sidy Maiga from Mali worked his magic and made us all dance.
May 15th, 2013
May 14th, 2013
I went to my friend Uscha Pohl’s “Very” Magazine 17th issue launch party in Tribeca. “Very” launched in 1997 and became one of the first fashion-art magazines on the market. I have followed the magazine’s evolution since the “very” first issue and shot for the magazine’s second issue. It is great to see the magazine is still going strong. My favorite article in this issue is “A Circle In The Sand” by Hugh Thompson that talks about discovery of 4000 year old mysterious tree formation called Seahenge.
March 29th, 2012
Tonight “Intersection” is opening at Duilio Sartori Gallery in Rio de Janeiro. Check out the video invite at http://vimeo.com/39073317. I will be showing 8 pieces of my abstract Hazyvision work along with brilliant Glass designer Anna Torfs work. I’m very excited and curious how the people from Rio will receive my work. More later!
November 21st, 2011
At the GLAAD OUT Auction with my oldie but goodie image “Black Back”. I was very happy that GLAAD chose an image of mine for the aution and be able to contribute to the cause.
There was some outstanding art for sale. My favorite piece there was Alic Trossman’s “Wel Come”, it made me laugh out loud.
The main showcase piece for the live auction was Henri Matisse lithograph, that didn’t impress me at all and it went for half the market value.
Jordan Eagles work was the one that got the best bids. It was an absolutely gorgeous blood/copper/resin piece that looked like a stained glass window. When i looked up his work i was totally blown away. All his pieces are based on blood, but they have a power and depth that is incredible.
October 16th, 2011
May 19th, 2011
April 22nd, 2011
I am proud to announce that I will be showing my work at Art Chicago this year for the first time. Limited editions of my Nudes, Projections and Hazyvision images will be on display with Asymmetrik Photography (Booth #104). Art collectors, art enthusiasts, old friends: let’s connect! I will be arriving on Thursday, 4/28 for the First Focus Preview. Please come and see me if you are in the vicinity.
The low-down on the art fair:
Art Chicago® 2011, the annual international fair of contemporary and modern art, brings together the world’s leading emerging and established galleries. Art Chicago offers curators, collectors, artists and art enthusiasts a comprehensive survey of current and historic work, from cutting-edge to modern masters in a wide variety of media including: painting, photography, drawings, prints, sculpture, video and special installations.
Art Chicago is proud to be North America’s premier fair committed to intelligent and relevant educational programming, exhibitions, and special events, while also providing a unique showcase for artists, museums and cultural institutions from key regional and other US cities.
Art Chicago 2011 will take place April 29 – May 2, with an Opening Preview on April 28. www.artchicago.com
More of my Hazyvision images can be found here.