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Cuba at The Getty

I love photojournalism exhibits because I love photography but the immediacy and candor that photojournalists bring to their work can evoke the strongest visceral responses in me. Their work is subliminal. The best of them almost intuitively know the moment before something wonderful or frightening or awesome in its literal meaning is about to happen and capture it. Continue reading

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Luminous Paper at the Getty

Leaving me to visit the West Pavilion, the one pavilion I seem drawn to, over and over. This time to see two very different but compelling exhibits, the first being Luminous Paper: British Watercolor and Drawings, which was both exactly as fussy as I expected it to be and yet utterly engrossing in its fussiness. Continue reading

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Vanity Museums

Wondering why vanity exhibits are incoherent but vanity museums are a-okay. Continue reading

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Engaged Observers at The Getty

Getty exhibit about photojournalism in the last 50 years. Continue reading

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The Getty Center: Quintessentially Southern California

Opinions about the Getty Center. Continue reading

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Christ’s Entry into Brussels in 1889 – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Interpretation of a fascinating painting. Continue reading

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