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Anthology: Ten Years of TQ – Lorraine Anne Davis

Robert Stivers, Head with Open Mouth, 1995 Lorraine and I met in a small town outside of Florence, Italy while attending a yoga seminar with Dona Holleman. Since, we've hiked the Alps, Spa'd in Gstaad, swam the Limmat in Zurich, rang church tower bells in Boston, walked Canyon Road Farolito Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, attended Manon at the Royal Opera House in London, killed it NYC with Renee Fleming and Andre Previn at Carnegie Hall, touched down in Texas and burned the museum floors – hundreds of times in countless in cities. Lorraine is more than an expert in the field of photography she is a master whose comprehensive lecture series on the history of portraiture in photography, "The Famous, The Infamous and the … [Read more...]

Head with Open Mouth, 1995

Robert Stivers, Head with Open Mouth, 1995 Gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum, Gift of George Stephanopoulos Arnold Tunstall at the Arkon Art Museum, a gem of a museum in a formerly grand industrial city –recently introduced me to the work of Robert Stivers.  Mr. Tunstall had organized an exhibit of 40 of Stivers photographs that the museum owns. The work was striking, and the exhibition –hung in a patchwork style– displayed the work perfectly. It gave the impression that each image was trying to reach out of the frame to say something and consequently the room, though eerily silent, felt activated. The images have a pulsating aura, that might emit light in the dark. The feeling was both disconcerting … [Read more...]