John Cage and Grammy Award
I photographed John Cage – the progressive composer – in the late eighties for the LA Festival of the Arts, Rick Miramontez client. Recently it came to my attention that Mr. Cage – now sadly deceased – was receiving a special merit award from the Grammy’s. The John Cage Trust (JCT) has made extensive use […]
The Model Man?
Again we find Barbie’s friend Ryan featured at the Daily Photo Game. Robert’s image led me to all kind of thoughts about male stereotypes, archetypes and body expectations. Women typically bear a larger burden for body expectations, however I thought I would investigate the male ethos around this social affliction. I choose a satirical approach, […]
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