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Embracing Ambiguity

24 December 2009 Arts

Recently I was watching an Art 21 episode that featured American photographer Sally Mann. Mann is probably best known for her 8×10 glass plate portraits of her children as they grew up (my personal favorite being “Candy Cigarette” pictured at right). As Mann worked on photographs of rawhide dog bones, she attempted to describe what it was that she loved about the project (which to my art-dumb eyes seemed rather odd). During this interview, Mann said something that really struck me…

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New blog in the Blogroll: “The Professor”

20 November 2009 This and That

The Professor is the blog of Edward Carson, my friend and colleague at Houston Christian High School (HCHS). Carson teaches AP European History, AP US History, and World History at HCHS. His blog deals with history, politics, teaching, and current events. Carson’s always got a take, and comments are lively. So check him out!

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