Happy New Year!
"What drives me to be an artist, to make the work I do and I think that a large part of being an artist is being delusional. You have to be totally delusional and slightly narcissistic. You have to be delusional to think that you’re going to think up stuff and people are going to be interested in it." – Phil Toledano
"The best photographic portraits, like the best painted portraits, present us not with biographical information but with a soul." - Susie Linfield, The Cruel Radiance, p. 40
The snow is melting, running underground through miniature caverns. It's quite beautiful. But, it's frightening knowing that all over the earth, much more massive glaciers and snowcapped mountain peaks are suffering the same free flowing melt.
The morning after the blizzard that rocked the Midwest. In Chicago's Logan Square hundreds of cars remain buried under tons of snow.