Tag Archives: Ricardo Barros

Like the Night of Cloudless Climes

“Some things are beautiful not because they conform to an ideal measure of perfection but precisely because they so freely depart from any such standard,” writes photographer Ricardo Barros in his curator statement for the exhibit Particular Beauty at the … Continue reading

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Quilting in Glass

A few weeks ago, when I ran into Chuck Katzenbach and his wife, Bru, at the Artists Gallery in Lambertville, they invited me to their Hopewell home to see their Boer goats. Mr. Katzenbach originally wanted the goats, bred in … Continue reading

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Return of the Muse

Reflections on a Roosting Muse Guest post and photograph by Ricardo Barros (on view at the Dalet Gallery in Philadelphia through June 6) A muse, as most people commonly think of one, is a person who inspires creativity in an … Continue reading

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Inside a Head

Jonathan Shahn is a crank. (It’s safe to write this, because he’s promised he will not read this article, although his wife might.) That’s not the impression this writer formed, but one the sculptor seems bent on projecting. “Uncooperative” is … Continue reading

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