'Spring Delight' - by Vladimir Kush | "Spring Flowers of fruit trees flaring up as birds is the metaphor of celebration, spring and youth. In Ancient Rome, the victorious conquerer, the winner, whether in war or Olympic Games, was showered in flowers."
(observe layering) "Early Moses" by Jean-Michel Basquiat. Acrylic and oil chalk on canvas. The 1996 film "Basquiat" (by Julian Schnabel) tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. He OD'ed at
Rineke Dijkstra is a portraitist. And yet, it could be said that the Dutch photographer is a curator of awkward moments in time, having the ability to approach the strange myth that hovers above adolescence with grace.