Renee Robbins‘ paintings, recently on display at the Union League Club, teem with rainbow colors and psychedelic beauty. Fantastical yet elemental forms splay across the canvas in a random fashion that recalls a microscopic slide. Bold, sinuous forms combine in complex ways, their tentacles and ganglia looking radiant and menacing at the same time. More
I take a lot of photographs while watching television, whether it’s the Olympics, the Academy Awards, or the State of the Union. I took over a hundred pictures while watching the Oscars on Sunday. This was my best photograph.
I love how Ellen DeGeneres tapped into the zeitgeist of our time, creating a popular photographic image that plays on our collective narcissism, love of celebrities, and near-universal mania for selfies. More