Oops! The ‘failures and accidents’ that plague photographers — and have forever…at the Orsay

In this Parisian week of celebrating some of the best photographers in the world, it is something of a relief to laugh along with the Musee d’Orsay curators at the shocks and disappointments that awaited the earliest photographers, and still haunt us today. OK, so how many times have you taken a wonderful landscape or […]

Florence Biennale XI (2017)

Florence Biennale XI (2017) Across the street from my Florence hotel there is a vast complex, the Fortezza de Basso, behind high yellow-brown brick walls. It is a space large enough for an expansive exhibition of juried contemporary art submitted by artists from around the world. This year the variety of artists and media is […]