Category Archives: books

Old typewriters, books and cameras focus of Christine Goldbeck's new art collection "In Praise of Print"

Preserving love of print in the digital age

I love innovation. I do. I adore making art on my IPAD with APPS. I love my digital cameras. Yet, I have a deep love for all things print, old typewriters, cameras, writing desks, ink wells … Combine that passion for print ¬†with my love of series work, wherein I focus on a subject and

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Eudora Welty lost her camera

Recently, while in New Orleans, I met Photographer David G. Spielman on a visit to his studio and gallery. Aside from the fact that Spielman’s work is a wonder to behold and he is a joy to talk with, I came away breathless after hearing his story about making photographs of Eudora Welty. Spielman made

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The art classroom: It’s NOT about the ART!

I have the pleasure of proofreading a book that is about to hit the market and has the potential to radically alter the way we teach, understand and learn about art. Not just for teens, but for all of us who interact in the art world. Because it is NOT a book about the art

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When not painting or making photographs …

Tomorrow, at Middletown Public Library, we begin a series of Pennsylvania Humanities Council Read About It discussions about books and their movies. First up for discussion is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” I am looking forward to listening to the 25 participating readers talk about F. Scott’s short story and its adaptation for screen. Meanwhile, read F. Scott and John O’Hara.