Posts filed under “Culture”

The Met

Scene: The Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons and Irving Penn exhibits at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Costume Institute’s Spring 2017 exhibition examined the work of fashion designer Rei Kawakubo, known for her avant-garde designs and ability to challenge conventional notions of beauty, good taste, and fashionability. The thematic show features approximately 140 examples of Kawakubo’s […]

Begin

Scene: New horizons in time, from one to another. Waterfall of Light. Happy and Healthy New Year!      

Halloween

Scene: Happy Halloween hat on Bunny Foo Foo, a 35 foot tall leaping stainless steel rabbit, who resides at Hall Winery in St. Helena, Napa Valley, California. Modern Halloween evolved from the ancient Celtic holiday of Samhain. The Celts used the day to mark the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter, and […]

Blue

Scene: A still from the video To World Trade Center: all times which premiered at the Big Screen Plaza in Manhattan, and was featured by Chronogram Magazine on September 11, 2010. View the video, To World Trade Center: all times, and The New York Times slide show. “A photographic documentary by Fred J. DeVito about the enduring image […]

July Fourth

Scene: Red, white, and blue on the avenue. Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been celebrated since the 18th century, but it became a federal holiday in 1941. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, approved the Declaration of Independence drafted by Thomas Jefferson. July 4th […]