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VISIONS IN THE DARK

Visions In The Dark

Camera Obscura work by Charles Schwartz & Bill Westheimer The landscape format paper bound book is 8.375″ h x 10.25″ w x 0.2″ It includes 20 images selected from the voluminous body of work. An essay by Gail Buckland discusses Schwartz & Westheimer’s work in the context of the history of art. The book design …

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Guns are Art

Black-And-Blue-Book

When people hear I am working with a 3D printer the first question they ask is “Have you printed a gun?” And I emphatically answer “NO!”  IMHO the 3D printed gun story is blown way out of proportion.  Sure, a person could print parts of a gun, but not the important parts like the firing …

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Manual Printed 3D

Manual 3D printed Book

Manual is the latest in my series of 3D printed books.  It has 60 pages of archival digital inkjet prints enclosed in a translucent PLA binding which cannot be opened.  It is signed and dated on an interior page which is not visible.  The book is then enclosed in a 2 piece black PLA box …

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3D Visions

3D printed book

I seem to always be straddling eras of technology and the Camera Obscura Project which was a collaboration with Charles Schwartz is a great example.  It began with Charles’ Camera Obscura which is located on the upper east side of Manhattan with a dramatic view over New York City’s Central Park.  We spent years using …

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Shakespeare in 3D

Shakespeare

A new book sculpture I’ve made is The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. This is a miniature book – 2.375″ x 1.875″ x .75″ and the box is 3.75″ x 3.25″ x 1.1.25″ Inside the 3D printed translucent PLA covers are a title page in the front and an author portrait in the back.  Inside …

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Albumen and Salt Printing

coating with albumen

Last week I participated in an Albumen and Salt Printing Workshop at the George Eastman House Museum in Rochester NY taught by Mark Osterman and ably assisted by Nick Brandreth.  We learned how to make high quality handmade prints using glass plate negatives and plain paper sensitized with a silver nitrate solution.  These historic processes …

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By The Numbers

By The Numbers

As the second part of the three exhibition series “Triad” – nine of my pieces, including work from MOMENTO, ODDYSSEY, and BILLIAD are included in a show titled “By The Numbers (More or Less)” at the Arts Guild of New Jersey in Rahway October 13 through November 7, 2013.  The gallery is at 1670 Irving …

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Abstract Lives

Abstract Lives

Five of my pieces are included in a show titled Abstract Lives at the Arts Guild of New Jersey in Rahway September 8 through October 3 2013.  Artists include Eileen M. Foti, Adel Gorgy, Frances Heinrich, Peter Jacobs, Neal Korn, Tom Nussbaum, RoCa, Diane Savona, Rocco Scary and Bill Westheimer.  The show was curated by …

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The Billiad – video

If you could have a world named after you – what would it look like? The Billiad is a quirky video from my book about what I discover when the dream becomes a reality. When this guy from New Jersey via Cincinnati, Schenectady, Aspen and New York City finally finds his own world, locates his …

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Light Reclaimed

Light Reclaimed by Charles Schwartz

Perfection is over-rated.  And Charles Schwartz’ Light Reclaimed work is proof.  Charles has collected imperfect old ambrotypes and tintypes that show the patina of time and he has scanned and enlarged them to make his Light Reclaimed series. He writes: “over time I found myself drawn to boxes containing the undesirable – broken, scratched, partially …

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The Billiad

Billiad Cover

I have completed The BILLIAD! The sequel to ODDYSSEY is about my exploration of Westheimer Road in Houston Texas. 27 miles of ego trip condensed into a 100 page book with 67 photographs. I spent 3 days in March 2013 traveling the gauntlet of Westheimer Road photographing myself with all things Westheimer. If you could …

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