Monthly Archives: April 2015

Yousef Karsh

Yousef Karsh

My wife and I visited the house where Winston Churchill had lived and I could not help but think of the iconic image Yousef Karsh had taken of Churchill on 30th December, 1941 after Churchill gave a speech to Canadian House of Commons. It was one of the most famous portraits ever made. It was on the cover of LIFE magazine when WWII ended. Read more

Joel Peter Witkin

Joel Peter Witkin, Thoraxic Park, Paris, 2002

I have been a fan of Joel Peter Witkin ever since my wife purchased me his book entitled ‘Joel Peter Witkin’ as she found out he had seen death at a young age like me, I can’t say it drove me mad but I explore subjects in a different way and it’s a part of dealing with stuff. Read more

Man Ray

‘It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realise them.’

Man Ray

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzk) born, August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976 was an American modernist artist, he was also a painter an avant-garde film maker and a photographer. He became a significant contributor to the Dada and surrelist movements. He produced major works in a variety of media but considered himself a painter above all. Read more