Art Tag

Sometimes endless travel can start to feel like a fever dream. I left my home in North Carolina amid frantic preparations for my daughter's 13th birthday part and two days later I finally arrived at my destination. By the time I got to sleep I had lost track of how exhausted I was. A friend took me...

Last year we did a series of videos for NewYork.com, New York Moments, that we are extremely proud of.  They didn't get seen as widely as we might have liked so watch them, blog them, share them, and make them go viral. The first one we made- on Jorge Colombo- the most amazing artist. This piece on my good friend Ruddy Roye...

As we sat down last night to watch “Her”, my friend and I briefly discussed “American Hustle”.  She found it thoroughly entertaining.  I almost walked out of it because I found it so stylistically annoying at the start.  In the end I was able to appreciate the emotional complexity that it developed, but there was something about it that seemed...

Banksy is an artist of some acclaim.  Yet this morning on the radio I heard the New York mag art critic dismiss his work completely stating that it’s “so obvious”.  The metallic tones of classism rolled off his tongue like silver dollars sliding into a gilded slot machine.  The truth is, I don’t particularly love Banksy’s work, but to argue...

I went for a walk in the meadow with my kids today.  They did not go willingly.  It is difficult to convince them to do almost anything, but once they got out there they had a good time.  My older daughter brought her lomo camera with a fish eye lens.  It was interesting for me to view the meadow through...

We recently moved from Brooklyn, where I have been frantically photographing people for the last year, to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where I have less opportunities to photograph people.  We moved to take a breather from the energy and intensity of the big city, and to focus on finishing some films.  However, even though we have moved to a secluded...