The Gay 90’s: Old Tyme Art Show featuring the work of Mark Ryden opened on April 29th at Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York City and runs through June 5th. If you’re in NYC, this exhibition is not to be missed. Ryden’s beautiful works framed in immaculate hand carved wood invite a good look and promptly challenge with rich symbolism… More
Michael Massaia is one of an ever-shrinking group of photographers who still strictly use old-school methods. In our modern, digital, quick-fix world, it’s refreshing to come across a photographer with a honed process and an abundance of patience and skill.
For Afterlife, Michael used 11″x14″, 8″x10″ and 4″x5″ view cameras coupled with traditional black and white film… More
For Chinatown Nights, Michael used 11″x14″, 8″x10″ and 4″x5″ view cameras coupled with traditional black and white film to capture the highest possible resolution and dynamic range. After the image has been captured and the film developed, Michael hand-makes Platinum/Palladium prints utilizing a unique damp processing technique he developed. More
Acrylic on Flesh – Yes, these are living, breathing humans, stunningly painted and composed to look like portraits. More