contact prints on printing-out paper from vintage glass plate negatives of Solar Eclipse from the collection of The Lick Observatory
1893-1910, prints made 1977-1996
Samuel Murray and Thomas Eakins: Walt Whitman in Camden, PA (1891)
In May of 1891, Murray accompanied the New York sculptor and friend of Eakins, William O’Donovan, to Whitman’s home and photographed Whitman as an aid to O’Donovan’s sculpting the poet: “they took hell’s times in all sorts of posishes,” Whitman groused, but he was excited about this profile portrait, admiring its “audacity” and its “breadth and beauty both,” calling it “an artist’s picture in the best sense.”
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Estelle Hanania, Dondoro (collaboration with Japanese puppet master Hoichi Okamoto 1947-2010)
Steven Arnold, The Liberation of Mannique Mechanique (1967)
Visionary film maker Steven Arnold
An abandoned Atlanta school’s bathroom is slowly reclaimed by ivy and kudzu.
Dye is injected into water and runs into the Great Salt Lake. The color came from a small stream that enters the lake near Saltair. They’re trying to get a better understanding of how pollutants contaminate the lake. The striking color gives them a way to visualize it as the dye mimics pollutants.