Archive for July, 2010

Bill Brandt catalogue from exhibition at Hayward Gallery April 1970

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

I’ve been really interested in old gallery and museum catalogues. My latest is a Bill Brandt catalogue from the Hayward Gallery in London. Brandt is one of my favorite photographers and I really like the effect of the yellowing of the pages that the photographs are printed on. It’s also interesting to see what images are chosen to be included in the catalogue (versus what might be exhibited today). I found this at the Strand.

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Robert Walser

Monday, July 19th, 2010

I have just been reading “Selected Stories” by Robert Walser. The writing is so unique and inspiringly different. The characters are lonely, but not unhappy. The loneliness is beauty, not despair. So far, my favorite story is “Kleist in Thun.” I got turned onto the book when researching the Brother’s Quay. Walser is listed as one of their inspirations.

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Shelter Island

Monday, July 12th, 2010

I was in Shelter Island this past weekend. Here are a few of my favorite shots.

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