Jeanne Birdsall (b. May 2, 1951): Zoë Hunting II, n.d. -  Gum bichromate (R. Michelson Galleries)
Jeanne Birdsall’s photographic portraits, landscapes and floral still  lives are romantic reminders of an earlier time when photography  imitated painting. By use of the gum bichromate process, a melding of  photography and watercolor, she produces soft, delicate images.

Jeanne Birdsall (b. May 2, 1951): Zoë Hunting II, n.d. - Gum bichromate (R. Michelson Galleries)

Jeanne Birdsall’s photographic portraits, landscapes and floral still lives are romantic reminders of an earlier time when photography imitated painting. By use of the gum bichromate process, a melding of photography and watercolor, she produces soft, delicate images.

A slow day at the office re. interesting birthdays…
We do have Jerome K. Jerome, Victorian English humorist and connoisseur of idleness - best know for his travelogue Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)…
“Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.” — J.K.J.

A slow day at the office re. interesting birthdays…

We do have Jerome K. Jerome, Victorian English humorist and connoisseur of idleness - best know for his travelogue Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)…

“Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.” — J.K.J.

Judy Collins, the intense and sincere folk singer/songwriter whose  soprano exudes purity, was born May 1, 1939. Sweet Judy Blue Eyes, as  Stephen Stills dubbed her has recorded great songs by just about  everybody: Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, Richard Farina,  Sandy Denny, Ian Tyson, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Phil  Ochs, and Bob Dylan…
Photo by Heinrich Klaffs, 1971

Judy Collins, the intense and sincere folk singer/songwriter whose soprano exudes purity, was born May 1, 1939. Sweet Judy Blue Eyes, as Stephen Stills dubbed her has recorded great songs by just about everybody: Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, Richard Farina, Sandy Denny, Ian Tyson, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs, and Bob Dylan…

Photo by Heinrich Klaffs, 1971

Romaine Brooks included two nude studies in this first exhibition—a provocative choice for a woman artist in 1910. In one, The Red Jacket,  a young woman stands in front of a large folding screen, wearing only a  small open jacket, with her hands behind her back. She is so frail, and  her downcast face looks so forlorn, that one contemporary reviewer  referred to her as a consumptive…
Romaine Brooks: La Jacquette Rouge, 1910 - oil on canvas (Smithsonian)

Romaine Brooks included two nude studies in this first exhibition—a provocative choice for a woman artist in 1910. In one, The Red Jacket, a young woman stands in front of a large folding screen, wearing only a small open jacket, with her hands behind her back. She is so frail, and her downcast face looks so forlorn, that one contemporary reviewer referred to her as a consumptive…

Romaine Brooks: La Jacquette Rouge, 1910 - oil on canvas (Smithsonian)