The Inner Path of Photography

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Tag: Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Film: “Bill Cunningham New York”

Just saw “Bill Cunningham New York” film at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

“Bill  Cunningham: the Original Street Fashion Photographer.”

Such a gem of a man…and intriguing. You leave the movie wanting to know more about him, while still overwhelmed with the scope of his work, the history he has lived, and the beauty of his inner personality.

Also made me homesick for a time period in the world that will not be seen again.

Go see it wherever you can!

 

Peter Marzio, of MFAH, talks about his inner path…

Peter Marzio, Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) died Thursday, December 9, 2010 at age 67. He was an amazing creative leader.
Read the whole article here…

I was struck by the following from the article…
What a wonderful expression of his initial inspiration and connection to his work:

“Although he had a poor academic record in high school, a pivotal experience at Juniata College launched his career. Seeing a projected image of Goya’s painting Forge during a lecture, Marzio was inspired to visit the real thing at the Frick Collection in New York.

“I sat down in front of it, and for the first time in my life, I thought I knew more than anyone in the world about something,” Marzio told the New York Times in 2000. “I had a sense of how it was organized and what it was about. It felt so empowering. It’s impossible to convey the feeling it gave me.”

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