ARM: Avant Garde Architecture in Melbourne

From top: MTC facade corner at twilight; MTC foyer level, MTC Sumner Theatre, MRC & MTC facade, MRC foyer main stairs, MRC Elisabeth Murdoch Hall balcony **All photographs by John Gollings; Images courtesy of ARM Australian design consultancy ARM continues to push the envelope down-under. Their latest projects, the Melbourne Recital Centre and  neighboring MTC… Continue reading ARM: Avant Garde Architecture in Melbourne

Pride Points

Above:Photos by Steven Wohlwender Photographer Steven Wohlwender’s latest personal series captures marathon runners’ emotions as they cross the finish line.  It’s a rich and beautiful moment. As Wohlwender describes it: “The idea is to catch runners at the very moment they cross the finish line of a full marathon (in this case the Grand Rapids Marathon), so… Continue reading Pride Points

Hugh Kretschmer on Miracle Mile

Clark | Oshin Gallery at The Icon presents photographs & a gallery talk by Hugh Kretschmer, as part of L.A.’s Miracle Mile Art Walk, Saturday, July 18th. A native of Los Angeles, Hugh Kretschmer is an internationally acclaimed photographer, known for meticulously rendered, conceptual images. Kretschmer (who’s newest work was featured on Arts in Residence last… Continue reading Hugh Kretschmer on Miracle Mile

Fashion District Surfs into Summer

This July, the Fashion Center Business Improvement District (BID) displays Surf into Summer, a new series by artist Mitchell Schorr. A native New Yorker, Schorr is probably best known for his colorful murals (often placed in public spaces) and for a style and content consistently inspired by city life. Drawing from everyday scenes, Schorr’s work… Continue reading Fashion District Surfs into Summer

Hugh Kretschmer’s “Blustery Day”

Photographer Hugh Kretschmer is known for a one-of-a-kind, playful style, one that teases viewers’ imaginations. His eclectic photos appeal on multiple levels: Not only are they consistently surreal and fun, they’re also the result of a very unexpected hands-on process. Though the photos appear heavily Photo-shopped, they’re actually the result of a labor-intensive approach. I… Continue reading Hugh Kretschmer’s “Blustery Day”