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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Golden Age of Text and Image

If you can remember the 1980s, then you probably recall how popular text and image art. I like to call it the art form’s Golden Age. In May, 2012, Google paid tribute to Keith Haring on with text and image manipulation with the word “Google” on their home page. If I were to name a […]

Debt Crisis

No text needed here. This image certainly paints 1000 words. Look at it, and all kinds of contemporary issues come to mind–austerity, Greece, recession, clueless, Eurozone, European debt crisis and the trite expression “head in sand,” not to mention an animal favorite, the ostrich. Many photographers forget symbolism when their out and about photographing on […]

Disneyland is 20th Century Tiki Paradise

When you think about Disneyland, images of Micky and Minnie Mouse (I had breakfast with her yesterday) and the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. When you consider when these attractions were built, you’d probably guess the 1950s. Disneyland opened on July 17, 1955. Many of the old 1950s structures have been lost. The Disneyland Hotel […]

Tattoo

The subject of tattoos can evoke strong feelings in many people. It’s a black and white issue, basically. Generally people are either like them or they don’t. The world of tattoo art is a complex maze of text and image from the number of possible tattoo fonts you can get inked into your skin to […]