Monday Muse – Autumn Sky


I discovered Autumn Sky though my new favorite oracle deck, Sacred Rebels, by Alana Fairchild. Mesmerized by every single painting of hers, I could sit study them for hours. Her imagination is that of other worlds and she is clearly tapped into something much bigger than most. The mystery and depth she brings to art [...]

Monday Muse – Autumn Sky2020-05-26T23:36:24+00:00

Lillian Bassman-Monday Muse


The Magic of Lillian Bassman   Monday Muse : Inspirational Woman of the Week Lillian Bassman I am completely tied up with softness, fragility, and the problems of a feminine world - Lillian Bassman _________________________________________ One of the lesser known but still incredibly influential fashion photographers of the 20th century, Ukrainian-born Lillian Bassman is truly [...]

Lillian Bassman-Monday Muse2020-04-28T00:10:54+00:00

Monday Muse | Ilse Bing


Monday Muse | Ilse Bing I didn’t choose photography, it chose me. I didn’t know it at the time. - Ilse Bing ___________________ One would think that for a female Jew living in Germany in the first half of the Twentieth Century, life would not show much kindness. However, like many other instances in the [...]

Monday Muse | Ilse Bing2019-06-17T21:32:24+00:00

Monday Muse | Sarah Moon


Monday Muse | Sarah Moon “I photograph privilege, illusion, evanescence, likeness, and beauty. Then I seek for an emotion, and it seems an even more hopeless quest.” - Sarah Moon ____________________________________________________________ Meditations on passion, meditations on beauty – these are the words which best describe the ethereal work of Parisian photographer Sarah Moon. Her ability [...]

Monday Muse | Sarah Moon2019-06-10T23:24:34+00:00

Monday Muse | Ellie Goulding


For anyone who believes that age is an impediment to genuine success, the kind of success that is enduring and has the ability to impact a generation, I present to you one of my favorites the extraordinary Ellie Goulding. An English chanteuse from Herefordshire, U.K., Goulding isn’t your average “pop star.” She’s a dreamer, incredibly [...]

Monday Muse | Ellie Goulding2019-06-04T18:58:58+00:00

Monday Muse – Kiki Smith


  I trust my work. It's a collaboration with the material, and when it's viewed, it's a collaboration with the world. - Kiki Smith German-born daughter of American sculptor Tony Smith, Kiki is a dynamo of art and political activism, a woman on fire. Often classified as a “feminist artist,” Kiki’s work far surpasses any [...]

Monday Muse – Kiki Smith2019-05-20T12:10:24+00:00

Monday Muse – Lady Gaga


Beautiful photos by  Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin “‘Born This Way’ is about being yourself, and loving yourself, and being proud.” - Lady Gaga “My mama told me when I was young We are all born superstars She rolled my hair and put my lipstick on In the glass of her boudoir.” _____________ It [...]

Monday Muse – Lady Gaga2019-04-15T16:53:19+00:00

Monday Muse – Ellen Von Unwerth


Ellen Von Unwerth “Technique undoubtedly helps make photography magical, but I prefer to work with the atmosphere. I think that the obsession with technique is a male thing. Boy's toys. They love playing.. but once you've perfected something, you have started searching for a new toy. I would rather search for a new model or [...]

Monday Muse – Ellen Von Unwerth2019-04-08T09:16:19+00:00

Monday Muse – Joyce Tenneson


“If I had to pick a single word to describe what my pictures are all about, I would say ‘secrets.’” - Joyce Tenneson ________________________ Her work has been displayed in more than 150 exhibitions around the world, on magazine covers, in museums, in private collections. She’s written fifteen books. She’s won countless awards. Considered one [...]

Monday Muse – Joyce Tenneson2019-04-01T08:57:41+00:00

Monday Muse Kathryn Bigelow


  If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies. It's irrelevant who or what directed a movie, the important thing is that you either respond to it or you don't. There [...]

Monday Muse Kathryn Bigelow2019-03-25T14:42:29+00:00