John Phafl: Measuring Nature

Perspective as Photography One of the paradoxes of the discovery of perspective during the early Renaissance was the fact that landscape painting played so small a part in this new “science.” Today, art students are taught to use perspective to measure the...

Peter Goin: American Wastelands

The Deterritoriality of the West Peter Goin and the Photographic Caption In 1960 famed photographer Ansel Adams returned to one of his favorite sites in Yosemite, the Half Dome and waited for the moon to rise in the late winter afternoon. The towering half-mountain...

Jazz Age Skyscrapers

Raymond Mathewson Hood (1881-1934) The Radiator Building (1924) Alone among a gathering of preening male artists commandeered by her husband, Alfred Stieglitz, to represent American Modernism, Georgia O’Keeffe began painting the most phallic of topics, the New...

Streamline Design: Norman Bel Geddes

Bringing Streamline Design Home Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958) Today the name “Mar-a-Lago” is on everyone’s lips but for all the wrong reasons. The current owner is not important in the history of design but the architect for this famous dwelling was...
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