“To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.”
--- James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (1963)
November 16–February 10, 2019
J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center
I know Sally Mann’s work from her 1988 exhibition At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women. Those sweet and beguiling nude images of her young children were highly controversial and fanned the most virulent flames of sex phobia. A tour of the Getty’s massive
There is a big difference between writing for the printed page and the speaking voice, as any playwright, poet or orator will tell you.
In one the eye scans the totality of the image, the arrangement of words, phrases, sentences, the composition of a thought as
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
--- Russell Baker
Nobody writes love songs anymore. Nor are great contemporary love stories the subject of films. Romantic passion seems to have lost its appeal in American life, or at least in
Two Boys On A Beach, 1938
October 13th – November 17th, 2018
John Wolf''s magical juxtaposition of a secret art exhibition embedded into one of Los Angeles' most erotic collections, adds nuanced context and delightful cross-conversations within the Tom House's prevailing mise-en-scene.
Known for his use of unconventional space,