Sometimes taking a break from all the tension and anger of this moment in time is terribly necessary.
You know the feeling. Eyes blurred, mind dull, attitude grim. Sure signs of a coffee addict waiting for his first hit.
Put whatever interpretation you like on this photograph. For me it has to with the compositional relation between the 2 figures, which, in real life, probably doesn’t even exist. It’s a mind game.
The time is just after 5 yesterday afternoon. It had been a long day with a lot of driving in heavy city traffic. I was waiting to cross Beacon Street after walking up from the Park Street subway station and was looking forward to getting home and putting my feet up. Just as the light turned I noticed this tree bathed in the soft…
The bright soft succulence of new growth brings promise to a harsh world that so often squanders this treasure. But I keep on hoping.
The cool quiet of the city comes through my open window as the moon plays hide and seek through thin low hanging clouds.
I would find it hard to describe what I see here except to say that the hand carved curves, falling like fabric on the face of the tall bowl, stand in stark contrast to the perfectly symmetrical prissy circles of the wall covering.
I shot this today at the MFA’s world famous Matisse exhibit. This little ked was having the time of his life. He was not necessarily a Matisse fan but he most certainly was an artist in his own right.
There’s a lovely little spot in Rockport, Maine called Beauchamp Point. I took this image from its edge with a long (400mm) lens looking almost due east. The little foot bridge and the foggy island just offshore I think gives this place an oriental feel, especially when finished off in very contrasty black and white.
We’ve got a great one going on here in Boston. It’s huge but what makes it so damn interesting is that it includes many of the objects he lived with and used as “subjects” of his paintings. The man was a creative giant. His energy and intelligence were staggering. If you’re in this area by all means go see this one.