Aspiring Photographer – I can vary from being extremely serious, honest and direct to stupidly goofy depending on the subject matter, on any given day I mostly walk about life-space with a broad smile close behind a bad poker-face and I consider myself to be genuinely open, friendly and gentlemanly toward all – I am fiercely loyal without being un-just: I am an Information specialist, a Creative Generalist, a sojourner: I am interested in life and people in general : I a qualified Techie who gets excited about Gadgets and all things related: I follow the News, History and Church History. I am a serious “Theologian” and fearless professor, pursuer and partaker concerning all-things related to the Judeo-Christian faith and it’s Author. Thinker | Reader | Writer - player of the guitar, Music appreciator, nature and animal lover - Avant-Garde! And you betcha: Coffee achiever.
The World Is Not My Home: Photographs by Danny Lyon
September 29-January 27, de Young Museum
This exhibition of more than 60 photographs and photographic montages from 1962 to the present traces the fascinating and wide-ranging career of Danny Lyon. A leading and explosive figure in the American street photography movement of the 1960s, Lyon distinguished himself from his peers through his direct engagement with his subjects and his concern for those on the margins of society.
His goal, he says, was “to destroy Life magazine” by presenting powerful alternatives to the bland pictures and stories that permeated American mass media in the late 1950s, when he came of age. In the process, he created numerous photographs of striking psychological, political, and aesthetic power.
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