Ave Maria

Circa 1980. There was a shop on Avenue A, around 9th Street. As far I can recall, whatever services they sold, was obscure. I love religious icons. Especially Christian ones and those that are found in a botanica. I always liked this Ave Maria statuette they had in the window though, along with bowling andContinue reading “Ave Maria”

Lies, Truth, and No Video Tape

I can usually see it from across the room. A photograph that is unlike others. It shouts its mannerism. Seemingly straightforward, it jumps right at you, but the more time you spend with it, the less it tells you. Why have these images become the norm? Why can’t people settle down and let their truthContinue reading “Lies, Truth, and No Video Tape”