Picture This: Robert Voit’s “New Trees” (They’e Really Cell Towers!)

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At first glance, theses photographs from Robert Voit's series “New Trees” seem to show us everyday foliage and plants, set apart only by their oversized proportions. But on closer inspection you can see that these are in fact cell phone towers camouflaged to blend in with both urban and rural surroundings. Voit’s “New Trees” are really the perfect ... See the Rest

Instaglam: Warhol’s Fashion Polaroids At Christie’s

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"Ladies and gentlemen, Miss. Grace. Jones." Yes, more Warhol Polaroids, with a fashion bent... see them again for the first time. These are going up for auction at Christie's this week. I have some pretty good ones from the 80s that I took that I think I'm going to organize, as well –one of the "Prince of Pop" himself. Stay tuned. ... See the Rest

Picture This: Hollywood Frame By Frame

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Looking at contact sheets is always a cinematic experience, especially when the images are of classic Hollywood movie sets. You are looking through the photographer's eyes as they search for the perfect shot. In the classic Hollywood era, behind-the-scenes photos were carefully vetted for marketing purposes and unapproved shots were never to be ... See the Rest

Picture This: The Selfie Is Nothing New

Ilse Bing, Self-Portrait in Mirrors, 1931

Not all of these shots are actually selfies. Some are. Others are photographers shot while working by their peers. They are all great pictures, in my book illustrate perfectly Ansel Adams' famous quote; “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” ... See the Rest

Picture This: A Horse & A Squirrel In Love

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Horace was all ready for bed when he heard a knock at the door. When he opened it he couldn't believe his eyes. It was Agnes! "I took an early train" she said. Horace didn't even wait for her to put her bag down. "I've missed you so much" he said as he grabbed her for a hug. Agnes was so exhausted that all she wanted to do was go straight to bed. As they snuggled in together, Agnes leaned over to Horace and whispered. "Have you been eating in this bed?" Horace quickly propped himself up on his pillow, "Why would you ask me that?" he replied. Agnes put his face in her hands and grinned, "Because these sheets are clean."

Everyone loves a love story – even between a horse and a squirrel. Photographer Asia Kepka is finding out just how MUCH love people have for Horace (the horse) and Agnes (the squirrel). Kepka and her girlfriend Lynn Dowling put the masks on and gave them names —Agnes is named after Dowling’s late mother; Horace after an unnamed Hollywood actor and ... See the Rest

Picture This: Legends Steve Nicks & Debbie Harry In 2 NYC Exhibits

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Does that word "legend" get used too much? I don't think it's misused here when talking about Stevie Nicks and Debbie Harry. They ARE legends, nevermind female icons and rock n roll goddesses. There were hardly ever more gorgeous gals on a stage than these two, and these two New York shows highlight them, in both public and private ... See the Rest

Picture This: Ryan McGinley’s Nudie Yearbook Is NSFW

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NSFW: There are a total of 753 black and white and color photographs by Ryan McGinley in his new show, Yearbook. They are unframed and stuck directly to the wall in overlapping layers. All of the works are printed on vinyl, and were made between 2009 and 2014. The individual images are poster sized, and the entire installation is available as a ... See the Rest

Sell-Out?: Jerry Saltz On Richard Prince’s Instagram Swipes

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I wrote about artist Richard Prince's latest Instagram portraits last week, only guessing what they looked like. Well, here they are, thirty-seven of Prince’s portraits are now on view Larry Gagosian's Madison Avenue store, in their 4 x 6' glossy glory. New York magazine's art critic Jerry Saltz has this to say; "By using Instagram and tapping ... See the Rest