Category Archives: B/W

Virgil Delegard – the Next Boomer Trend

Virgil Delegard – painter I’ve been observing an interesting Baby Boomer trend developing: rebirth of the arts.  As we boomers retire, more and more of us are finding the freedom to turn or return to activities that give voice to … Continue reading

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Photographing a Gallery Show Opening

Peter Sieger with one his prints at the Form + Content Gallery, 10/20/2012 Last Saturday evening I went to the opening of a show displaying the work of five local photographers. One of whom is my friend Pete Sieger: not … Continue reading

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Azillanet at Night #10

Looking down the Avenue d’Olonzac towards the invisible rolling hills with their patchwork quilt of vineyards and woods. I stood motionless, a shadow with a camera, measuring the passage of time: “Thousand-one, thousand-two … .” Light flowed into the camera, … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Artist as a Troubled Young Man

While digging through my photo archives I found this self-portrait from circa 1970, give or take about one year. It is from a four photo strip, taken by one of those photo kiosks that dot, or dotted, fair midways and … Continue reading

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Traffic on the Place de la Concorde

I’ve been working on a post about the impact of the Japanese woodblock printers on artists in Paris around the turn of the 20th Century and how, even today, I still feel that creative energy. One artist in particular interests … Continue reading

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Oblivion

     Oblivion I tried rendering this image as both color and black and white. I think that black and white does the best of capturing the atmosphere of the moment. Perhaps it is a subconscious salute to all those science … Continue reading

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Song of the Cicadas

Chatfield, Minnesota, 08/20/1982 It’s about an hour before sunset, on a hot and humid August evening. An orange sun slowly descends towards the pale smoke blue hills on the west side of the valley.  The abandoned rope swing hangs limply … Continue reading

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