Baryshnikov’s Artistry, Behind the Camera

Monday 24 March 2008 3 responses

Mikhail Baryshnikov, one of the greatest dancers in history, has turned dance photographer.[More]

Paul Schmelzer, not signed by Mikhail Baryshnikov

I met Baryshnikov in London in 1982...and yes...I did get his autograph/signature !!

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Tuesday 11 March 2008 6 responses

I have been tagged by Colin aka cotojo who was tagged by Milton from Bluedreamer 5 with the Top 5 Hottest Blogs……Colin said this was a tough one and it I know so many wonderful bloggers....
Ok, so my top five ,and in no particular order I nominate the following excellent blogs and bloggers: you....

that means if you're are interested then let me know with a comment here and I will nominate your blog...

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1. Simply choose five blogs you want to be included in your “top five list”.
2. Give a short line or explanation why you put them on your list. One explanation for each blog.
3. Now tag as many blogs as you want.You can also tag those blogs you have listed in your TOP FIVE….you can also put your own blog in your list if you want
4. For those who have been tagged, you can also vote for a blog that was been nominated already (besides,this is what this meme is intended for,to know how many bloggers will nominate your blog)
5. Submit you TOP FIVE HOTTEST BLOG ENTRY here .
Submitted blogs will be the only one to be included in the tally
6. Remember:Submissions of entries starts from MARCH 1 2008 to MARCH 25 2008 and top five hottest blog winners will be anounced on MARCH 29 2008
7. Enjoy listing your top five!!!

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Desert Sunrise

Monday 10 March 2008 7 responses

Early morning quiet still

I watch and wait patient

Sky black dotted with sparkling light

Air clear sharp with each breath

Slowly across the desert floor

Across the sagebrush gritty dirt

Like rippling fire sweeping far

Morning sun rays spread

Kaleidoscope of carmine color

Creeping slowly toward the hills

Suddenly like God's great switch

Shadows move dissipate in grace

The mountains glow like flares

So many shades of red hue

Mother nature at her peak

Tis only but a passing moment

Well worth this man's wait

The image now emblazoned well

In the gypsy memory bank

© Robert @ Poetry by The Redneck Gypsy

....gritty old Canadian redneck truck driver
You can read more of Robert's Poems, Verse and thoughts from 30 plus years on the highways..@ Poetry by The Redneck Gypsy

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Archibald Finalists and Winner - 2008

Friday 7 March 2008 5 responses

Archibald Winner - 2008

My Pick for this year -
Heath Ledger makes striking image for Archibald Prize

Smart money on the Finn review
Latest related coverage
The year's best portraits
Slideshow: See all of the finalists of the 2008 Archibald Prize.
Why I painted it, Leach
Audio slideshow: Archibald Prize finalist Sam Leach on why he painted his self-portrait in Hitler guise.
Portrait of an Archibald
Multimedia: Artist John Phillips on painting Wendy Whiteley.
The year's best portraits go for the prize.

Artist Martin Ball From Auckland Wins Packing Room Prize
Martin Ball, Neil Finn, 2008 Packing Room Prize winner.

Top 101 Artists' Blogs - Update 29/2/08

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A Memoir

Wednesday 5 March 2008 6 responses

a dancing heart paints a lullaby

I have been tagged by
who was tagged by Lori of Random Musings who was tagged by Montucky

Hemingway, once bet ten dollars that he could sum up his life in six words. He came up with:
For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.

Here are the meme rules:
1. Write your own six word memoir.
2. Post it on your blog and include a visual illustration if you’d like.
3. Link to the person who tagged you in your post and to this original post if possible so we can track it as it travels across the blogosphere.
4. Tag five more blogs with links.
5. And don’t forget to leave a comment on the tagged blogs with an invitation to play!

Boyd's meme is: Art is beauty, beauty is art.

I am leaving this open.... feel free to participate if you desire....

image: 'Rose'

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