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Bob Mankoff: From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Bob Mankoff: From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

Bob Mankoff:  From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

    Introduction to Bob Mankoff.  1:20 min.  Music:  Bensound.com.  Camera:  Lee Skye.  Editor:  Nikita Grant.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   The story of the founding of Nu Deco Ensemble is something like a Bob Hope-Bing Crosby “Road” movie – perhaps “The Road to Singapore,” or “The Road to Miami.” Jacomo Bairos and Sam Hyken are the co-founding artistic directors of Nu Deco Ensemble.  Hyken also serves as composer/arranger and CEO, and Bairos is the ensemble conductor. Mr. Bairos grew up in Homestead, Florida and...

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Elisa Turner: Art Critic

Posted by on Apr 28, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Elisa Turner: Art Critic

Elisa Turner:  Art Critic

    Introduction to Elisa Turner.  0:52 sec.  Editor:  Celeste Reynolds.  Ph0to & Design:  Raymond Elman.   Elisa Turner is an award-winning art critic and art journalist. She is a member of International Association of Art Critics, U.S. Section, and ArtTable, a national organization for women in visual arts professions. Her art writing has appeared in ARTnews, Miami Herald,  Artburstmiami, Art+Auction, Arte Al Dia, Art Circuits, Delicious Line, Hamptons Art Hub, Inspicio, Miami Rail and other publications. As  blogger she...

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Portraits of Poets

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in Home-Slider, Literary Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Portraits of Poets

Portraits of Poets

        Editor’s Note:  This group of portraits and video commentary is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series. In celebration of National Poetry Month and the O, Miami Poetry Festival, Inspicio has curated a few portraits of prominent poets (U.S. Poet Laureates, Pulitzer Prize recipients, the 5th Inaugural Presidential Poet among them) by photographer Robert Zuckerman and painter Raymond Elman.     MAYA ANGELOU:  The Backstory  6:31 min. Robert Zuckerman, Photographer.  April...

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Silvia Karman Cubiñá
It’s All About The Bass

Posted by on Mar 20, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Silvia Karman Cubiñá
It’s All About The Bass

Silvia Karman CubiñáIt’s All About The Bass

    Introduction to Silvia Karman Cubiñá.  2:58 min. Music: Tony Succar.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   The Bass is Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum. Focusing on exhibitions of international contemporary art, The Bass presents mid-career and established artists reflecting the spirit and international character of Miami Beach. The Bass seeks to expand the interpretation of contemporary art by incorporating disciplines of contemporary culture, such as design, fashion and architecture, into the exhibition program. The...

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Talking Photography with
Howard Greenberg

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Talking Photography with
Howard Greenberg

Talking Photography withHoward Greenberg

    Introduction to Howard Greenberg.  1:31 min. Edited by Maria Hinestroza Carter & John Perez.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.  Interviewed in his home in Miami Beach, FL.   Editor’s Note:  This video interview is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series.   Howard Greenberg is a photographer and founder of The Center for Photography in Woodstock in 1977. Greenberg has been one of a small group of gallerists, curators and historians responsible for the creation and...

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South Beach in Black & White

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in Uncategorized, Visual Arts | Comments Off on South Beach in Black & White

South Beach in Black & White

    Editor’s Note:  This video interview is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series.   I first came to South Beach in the early 1990s when the old Art Deco hotels were being restored, and the vibe changed from aged to hip. It wasn’t the place to visit grandma anymore. The action was infectious and there were plenty of subjects to photograph. I was still using film then, and I was fascinated by the pastel colors of Ocean Drive, the glorious sunrises, sunsets, palm trees, and beaches. Then...

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Pat Bosch, Design Director at Perkins + Will

Posted by on Jan 7, 2019 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Pat Bosch, Design Director at Perkins + Will

Pat Bosch, Design Director at Perkins + Will

    Introduction to Pat Bosch.  0:50 sec. Music:  Tony Succar. Camera: Angelika Rinnhofer.  Editor: John Perez.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   As the Design Director of the Miami office of Perkins + Will since 1996, Pat Bosch has been internationally recognized for her design work specializing in a diversity of buildings types. Her projects have been honored with multiple design awards both nationally and internationally, and work has been published in numerous architectural magazines and client industry journals. As a...

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SHOT by
Photographer Kathy Shorr

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on SHOT by
Photographer Kathy Shorr

SHOT byPhotographer Kathy Shorr

    Introduction to Kathy Shorr.  0:50 sec.  Music: Brazil Samba, Bensound.com. Camera:  Lee Skye.  Edit: John Perez.  Photos:  Kathy Shorr.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman    Editor’s Note:  This video interview is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series.   Regarding SHOT:  “I don’t want to only speak to the converted, because that’s not where my mind is.  I want to talk to people who are on the edge or in the middle. SHOT was never meant to make gun owners feel like...

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Mitchell Kaplan: A Man for All Seasons

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Literary Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Mitchell Kaplan: A Man for All Seasons

Mitchell Kaplan:  A Man for All Seasons

    Introduction to Mitchell Kaplan.  1:46 min.  Edit:  John Perez.  Music:  Carmen Cicero. Photo & design: Raymond Elman.   Everybody who reads books in the Miami area knows that Mitchell Kaplan is the highly successful founder of the independent bookstore group, Books & Books, and co-founder of the Miami Book Fair, the largest book fair in the United States.  A while back, Inspicio published a written interview with Kaplan, focused on Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair, both of which are over 30 years old. What...

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Dennis Scholl: Making a Difference

Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Dennis Scholl: Making a Difference

Dennis Scholl:  Making a Difference

    Introduction to Dennis Scholl.  2:26 min.  Music:  Carmen Cicero. Photo & Design: Raymond Elman.   In 2017, seasoned arts executive and entrepreneur Dennis Scholl became the President and CEO of ArtCenter/South Florida. Scholl, a change agent known for his ability to scale cultural efforts and enterprises, is focused on creating a holistic environment for Miami’s artists. In the spring of 1984, ArtCenter celebrated its grand opening on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach as an organization addressing visual artists’ workspace...

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