She’ll Beat You Down At Cool Canasta

In case you are wondering to what the title is a reference, here is “Lady Grinning Soul” by David Bowie, the best song on his album, “Aladdin Sane” of 1973. You will note the line in the second verse.

She’ll come, she’ll go
She’ll lay belief on you
Skin sweet with musky odor
The lady from another grinning soul

Cologne she’ll wear
Silver and Americard
She’ll drive a beetle car
And beat you down at cool Canasta

And when the clothes are strewn
Don’t be afraid of the room
Touch the fullness of her breast
Feel the love of her caress
She will be your living end

She’ll come, she’ll go
She’ll lay belief on you
But she won’t stake her life on you
How can life become her point of view

And when the clothes are strewn
Don’t be afraid of the room
Touch the fullness of her breast
Feel the love of her caress

She will be your living end
She will be your living end
She will be your living end
She will be your living end
She will be your living

The Guitar Lesson

Homage à Balthus, The Guitar Lesson 1935

I told Marisol (sitting) and Rachael (lying back) that I wanted the picture to look like how this music sounds. I think we did it!

Jody Frost At Home

These are self-portraits. I posted them on the wrong site! But they are so lovely I’m going to leave them up. Posting one I took of Jody at our first shoot ten years ago.

In The Still Of The Night

I found this image, as I often do, looking for something else. The top image of the belt was a photogram, a process by which one places an object directly on photosensitive paper and exposes it under an enlarger, creating a shadow image. This final image was a collaboration with my friend, Berkeley artist Lynn Klein.