09-04-12 I Like Frank

This is certainly not the first time I’ve posted a photo of Frank, by Chuck Close. One of the more interested illicit uses of one of my photos from this blog involved Frank (click here to read a tale of theft and Creative Commons copyright misdeeds). Finally, this is not the first art gallery photo….

Another Frank Photo

This isn’t the first time I’ve posted Frank, by the artist Chuck Close. Frank resides in the Minneapolis Institute of Art and I’ve observed that he seems to get around since this is at least the 4th different gallery I remember seeing him in. Frank, incidentally, is a photo-realistic painting done from a photo of…

Another Kind of Trinity

I took my Photo/Media students to the Twin Cities last week and one of the stops was the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. While they were wandering on their own, I wandered, too. This glass display case has been part of the Design collection for many years and I have photographed the beautiful glass before. But…

08-29-09 nspired By Art

I think I’ve mentioned that I enjoy taking candid photos in art museums. This photo was taken in Tacoma, Washington, at The Museum of Glass. This art lover seems exhausted by the experience of seeing all that glass. He’s sitting on a glass, leather and chrome bench. Canon 5D 1/30s f/4.0 ISO640 60mm Some rights…