Archive for Category: "Visual Art"

Age and the Creative Spirit: A Photographer’s Portraits of The Greatest Generation’s Artists

Age and the Creative Spirit: A Photographer’s Portraits of The Greatest Generation’s Artists

It’s a perfect shot for the cover of a book of photographic portraits of elder artists: the photographer Editta Sherman, jauntily posing beside her antique viewfinder camera, her black and white checked dress forming a symmetry with the black and white floor tiles reflected in the camera’s lens. She is at one with her equipment, […]

Rambling With Andy: Presidio Trails and the Art of Fitness

Rambling With Andy: Presidio Trails and the Art of Fitness

I am always seeking interesting rambles in the JCCSF neighborhood. Having a destination keeps me motivated. When I heard about two art installations in the Presidio Forest by acclaimed conceptual artist Andy Goldsworthy, I had to check them out.

The Queen Esther Mosaics of Lilian Broca

The Queen Esther Mosaics of Lilian Broca

‘Throughout my career I have explored relationships and the nature of the human condition through symbols and metaphors. The biblical Book of Esther addresses the themes of sacrifice and female empowerment, two subjects that particularly intrigue me. It encourages women to believe in their own strength even in a patriarchal society … All women possess […]

‘The Gatekeepers’: An Interview With Oscar-Nominated Israeli Director Dror Moreh

‘The Gatekeepers’: An Interview With Oscar-Nominated Israeli Director Dror Moreh

A few weeks ago 3200Stories had the chance to interview the Israeli filmmaker Dror Moreh, director of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Gatekeepers, opening this week in theaters around the Bay Area. If he was an unknown in the United States just last month, he has since made major headway, between interviews with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour […]