Tag Archives: San Francisco

Fotografo | Pictorialist | Raconteur

My photos are part Blow Salon’s group Fall Art Show 2014, available from August through November in Berkeley, California. Prints of varying sizes, framed and unframed are available. Please contact me directly for further information. My photographs are inherently exploitative, a mélange of traditional and contemporary techniques based on the transformational principles of pictorialism. In this way my images bridge the chasm between personal expression and collective observation, melding the shifting social and cultural attitudes of today. Continue reading

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Is Measure the Foundation of the Beautiful?

Istoria serves as a starting point for this painting, a place to construct a landscape rich in the representation of figures and movements bestowed with grace, beauty, and propriety. I agree with the assertion that we cannot find a present-day verbal equivalent of the word Istoria, that in order to acquire meaning one must first immerse oneself in the work and the artist. With these transitory fragments we might then be capable of grasping by the eye that which exists in the verisimilitude of any great work of art. Continue reading

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Filmmaker and Film Critic makes Movie Blogger Efforts

Writing about movies is about as close to making them as I can get right now and I think it puts me in a unique position to share my thoughts as a bridge for others to fall in love with the how as much as the possibility of movies. Continue reading

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The Art of the Work of Selling Your Art

This is the circle of life of art, art the work of the circle of art from imagination to something identifiable, a tangible identity, an object of art that becomes an art object then the art of the work of selling our work is known. Continue reading

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Rory Dean featured in “Splice” magazine

“..Rory Dean’s tribute to Godard does an excellent job in emulating Raoul Coutard’s signature camera angles from behind the characters, indoor panoramas and plain-air portraits, like the ones framing a beautiful girl on the beach through the lens of Eddie’s camera. What makes this film truly Godardian, however, is the postproduction intervention in its black and white colour regime (amounting to what the director calls a “whimsical palate”) and in its sound design.” Continue reading

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