Posts tagged “Photography

Marfa

Posted on February 26, 2016

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Don’t go to Marfa. It’s in the middle of nowhere. It’s on the way to no place. And I’d like to pretend I’m the only person who knows about it. But should you find yourself in West Texas, USA, with some time to immerse yourself, you’ll find a gem in the desert. Check out the art scene that started with Donald Judd, continues through Judd Foundation and Chinati, and now includes nearly 20 galleries clustered near the downtown area. RULE Gallery and inde/jacobs were favorites during my visit. If you look hard enough, Marfa will reveal herself. Enjoy sunrise and sunset, and explore the downtown area in between. Step back in time in the Hotel Paisano lobby (even if you’re staying elsewhere in a trailer or…

San Antonio Missions

Posted on October 9, 2015

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Touring the San Antonio Missions last week, I found myself drawn to the basics – water, shelter, views (and apparently from the photos…staircases). The prior occupants certainly were as they dug wells, stacked walls, cut steps and framed windows in 1700’s West Texas. An excellent step back in time. *

Bogata

Posted on August 1, 2015

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In 2008, Brad and I were in Bogata, Colombia for meetings with a Central America region leadership team. We presented in a sort of villa above the city, addressed a few questions, and sat down not fully knowing how well our material was received. The next presenter was an internal technology representative and two minutes into his session, a verbal melee ensues – that’s bullsh*t!, it’s not my job, it is your f*cking job, we have motherf*cking this or that person, etc. Brad and I glanced at each other across the room. No one cursed at us…I guess we did ok. After the session, one of the local client representatives who worked with us on the project slid next to me at the bar. “You…