Nothing Personal – Richard Avedon and James Baldwin

December 12, 2017Things I Love

In 1964, Richard Avedon and James Baldwin published “Nothing Personal,” their collaborative exploration of American identity. A facsimile edition has been released by Taschen, along with a set of previously unpublished photographs, and an introduction by Hilton Als.  An exhibit of material from the book is on view at Pace Gallery through January 13th, 2018. … Read More

Fishermans Cottage by Harald Sohlberg

December 11, 2017Things I Love

I am continually inspired by this Harald Sohlberg painting at the Art Institute of Chicago.  I feel as if I am next to him in the woods peering through the trees at this illuminated cabin. Together we are voyeurs, observing from a distance this life at the edge of a lake.   Harald Oskar Sohlberg (29 … Read More

“Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis” by Liesl Olson

October 18, 2017Uncategorized

Excited to see my image “Hybrid Chicago” the cover of Liesl Olson’s new book “Chicago Renaissance: Literature and Art in the Midwest Metropolis”, Yale University Press. “This is modernism in all its technicolor glory, Chicago style: the literary ladies and the porkpackers, the Bronzeville poets and the scribbling ad-men. Dazzlingly learned, revelatory and a cracking … Read More

Lake Series at ikram

September 7, 2017Uncategorized

Installation of Lake Series photographs at ikram A million thanks to Lamin8 & Seaberg for the precision printing/framing and installation of this exhibition!

Lake Series Production

August 8, 2017Blog

I spent the morning today at Lamin8 watching them expertly face mount six Lake Series photographs for an upcoming installation.


July 27, 2017Blog

Starting work on a new Nightscape series. These were shot at North Avenue beach in Chicago.

EXPO Chicago

July 5, 2017Blog

Proud to have Expo Chicago feature my Lake Series for the 2017 art fair at Navy Pier.