The Magnificent Music Befriends the World.
B.B. Kings Blues Hall ~ Memphis, Tennessee
The Unknown Bluesman ~ New Orleans
Blues City Cafe ~ Memphis, Tennessee
Juke Joint ~ Memphis, Tennessee
James Andrews on the Second Line ~ New Orleans
Fats Domino ~ New Orleans
You don’t have to be a patriot to blow a trumpet about this one.
Happy Fourth of July
All images created using a Polaroid process in which the artist carves into the images before the emulsions harden. No paint or photoshop has been used in any of the artwork. This technique became extinct when Polaroid closed it’s doors in 2009.
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Editor: Kate Bartolotta
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A dedicated yoga practitioner himself, Sturman's work has increasingly focused on capturing the timeless grace and embodied mindfulness of asana. His portraits, whether set in the lively streets of Manhattan, the expansiveness of Malibu's beaches and canyons, the timeless elegance of Walden's New England, or the bleakness of San Quentin Prison, remind us that there is beauty everywhere. In Sturman's own words "I often think of Rumi: 'I can't stop pointing to the beauty.' That feels right to me." ...... Excerpt from Dearbhla Kelly's article: