I have a small family. Growing up, I did not have a lot of experience with death and dying. My grandmother died when I was maybe 5. I think I must have been 16 years old when I saw my first viewing. As a rule, my family never made a big deal out of the […]
After attending the exhibition, “The Perfect Medium: Photography and the Occult,” at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in November 2005, I realized I could never satisfy my curiosity for this work in a packed gallery. This was an entire subculture I knew nothing about! Luckily, the book was available.
From September 27, 2005-December 31, 2005, the show “The Perfect Medium: Photography and the Occult,” was on display at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. While it would appear at first blush to be nothing more than a historical novelty, it is much more.
InFusion, a “Coffee and Tea Gallery,” will host a show of Ed Snyder’s photographic work throughout the month of January 2006. InFusion is located at 7133 Germantown Avenue in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. This is near the intersection of Allen’s Lane and Germantown Avenue, at the bottom of Chestnut Hill. All are invited to […]
Hurricane Katrina has transformed the legendary New Orleans cemeteries, known as “cities of the dead,” into a brown landscape of muck and stench. But fears that the cemeteries have been destroyed are allayed. At least in New Orleans proper, concerns that floodwaters would send large numbers of coffins and corpses floating away from their crypts […]