So excited to see my photo in the #WheresWarby book, thanks @warbyparker @artifactuprising!
A Herd of 99 Lifelike Animals Drink From a Pool at QAGOMA
Inspired by a trip to Stradbroke Island in Australia back in 2011, artist Cai Guo-Qiang began work on his newest large-scale installation, Heritage, a flock of 99 life-size replicas of wild animals including giraffes, pandas, lions, tigers, and kangaroos drinking from a pool of blue water. The piece is included along with several additional artworks as part of his first solo exhibition in Australia, Falling Back to Earth, at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art in South Brisbane. more at colassal.
"He is now resting. He is now at peace," South African President Jacob Zuma said. "Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father." cnn.com
That time of year, that time of day. Happy Thanksgiving!
36 Realistically Colorized Historical Photos Make the Past Seem Incredibly Real - See more.
Bruce Weber Talks Jazz Icon Chet Baker and Iowa Wrestlin’
How do you approach subjects you want to photograph — do you always ask permission?
You have to just make the decision. It is a very decisive moment. When you decide to just take the photo or to ask them. Sometimes when you ask them, you can ruin the picture. You have to feel it out a bit, you know? I try to be really respectful. For example, when I was down in Bethesda, Maryland taking photos of guys back from Iraq and Iran in wheelchairs and without limbs. That’s an experience I have imprinted in my mind.
Read the entire interview at papermagazine
Starting November 15 and running through Thursday, November 21, The Film Forum is hosting a retrospective of Weber’s films including completed feature films, short subjects and a selection of his commercials, music videos and works in progress.
Congratulations to my old work-home, the Queens Museum, on their expansion and amazing reopening! An extra special congrats to the best Director of External Affairs & Capital Projects ♥ (not that I’m subjective or anything).
Forest Hills Greenmarket goodness.