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Saturday, May 17, 2008
No place like Home
Home, homeless and in between. These two images struck me as emblematic. A pictorial rant exhorting yet threatening with bats. A temporary home emblematic of the transience of cherry blossoms. All the while, the city flows on unmoved.
Susan Shaw is an internationally exhibited painter and photographer. Private and public collections include the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Shaw is the recipient of two New York State Artist’s Fellowships and 2007/2009 residency fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center.
Kurt Hoss is a freelance photographer capturing the exuberance of
New York City for 35 years. A favorite project has been documenting life in south western Louisiana, culminating in two recent books, Going to Lafayette and Bosco Swamp.
Shaw and Hoss recently received an AVA gold award for video production, as producers of The Mermaid Parade.