a life-long camera junkie . . . heather powazek champ

A life-long camera junkie, she never leaves home without a camera, hoping to capture the small moments & she does that, very very well and if you want to see &/or know more try, heather powazek champ’s website:
heather champ’s website
the image below is related to a ten second video of bongeunsa temple […]

posted 12 January 2012

categories photos

of visual interest: klein basel, switzerland & myrtle avenue, brooklyn . . .

klein basel, switzerland, 1990 . . .

myrtle avenue area, brooklyn, new york 2007 through 2011 . . .

posted 4 August 2011

categories design, photos

hank de ricco’s sculpture in the snow & otherwise

david weinrib’s notes* about hank de ricco’s 27 pole piece:
think totem poles . . .
think brancusi . . .
think david smith forged shaft series . . .
walter de maria lighting field project . . .
out west & west . . .
broadway dia centimeters room . . .
one hundred buddhas in kyoto . . .
arlington […]

posted 26 December 2010

categories education, photos

art & design books . . .

wonderful art & design books for the * five senses at the new york art at book fair at moma’s ps 1 in queens, this past weekend, november, 5th through 7th. philip aarons, of printed matter, said, “the new york art book fair is the premiere venue to find what’s new in art publishing. while […]

posted 12 November 2010

categories design, photos

the design process, concavity & objects in space . . .

the design of aesthetic, ceramic vessels involving concavity from swedish artist, eva hild are currently on exhibit at nancy margolis gallery, here in new york. she is a ceramic sculptor known for her large scale, organically shaped stoneware forms. (the ny times has described eva’s work as “astonishing” and proclaimed her “a new star in […]

posted 21 October 2010

categories design

storm king turns fifty & making meaning turns five . . .

on saturday september 11th, at beginning of autumn semester at pratt and the fifth year of making meaning, we went to storm king art center, which happens to be celebrating it’s 50th anniversary . . . the weather couldn’t have been better for our all day excursion in the hudson river valley, what a wonderful […]

posted 11 September 2010

categories education, photos

noam’s therapeutic rehabilitation for furniture, through design

this past spring, noam tabenkin graduated from the department of industrial design at the bezalel academy of arts & design, jerusalem*. in the spring of 2009, we had the good fortune of having noam as an exchange student for the id department at pratt. her studio choice was making meaning and she complimented our group […]

posted 14 August 2010

categories education

somewhat ephemeral images as a point of departure for seeing painting anew . . .

landscape auto body painting, brooklyn new york

dubonnet bleu, pas raphaël rouge, elsasse (alsace), france
crowley, old saybrooke, connecticut
railroad car, olten, switzerland . . .
a foggy summer scene in a refrigeration unit at rustica, somerville, massachusetts.

wood flooring, used for the montreal jazz festival, painted blue . . .
a sign in peterborough road, sw6 london, uk.
paint fragments […]

posted 1 August 2010

categories design, photos

herman miller, empathy for culture, icff & pratt id . . .

please come & see our pratt id exhibit at icff at the jacob javits center, between
may 15th-18th 2010. pratt id is collaborating with herman miller, on this year’s theme, “empathy for culture.” the theme is intended to encourage undergraduate and graduate id students to consider the global impact of their projects. students will be challenged […]

posted 15 May 2010

categories design, education

rick goodwin: to pratt id’s assistant chair & cpo of ogosport . . .

remembering the loss of our friend, colleague, mentor and teacher,
richard goodwin, pratt id’s assistant chair, & cpo, chief play officer,
of ogosport, pratt m.id 1997, | 1952-2010 | . . .

memorial for rick goodwin on saturday, april 17th 2010
from 3:00 until 5:00 pm, in pratt’s design gallery:
what are the right […]

posted 17 April 2010

categories education