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Artist Sandra Ramos: A Foot in Miami and a Foot in Havana

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Home-Slider, Uncategorized, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Artist Sandra Ramos: A Foot in Miami and a Foot in Havana

Artist Sandra Ramos:  A Foot in Miami and a Foot in Havana

SANDRA RAMOS is a Cuban contemporary painter, printmaker, collagist, and installation artist who explores nationality, gender, and identity in her work.

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Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin: Immersive Design & Architecture

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Videos: 2016, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin: Immersive Design & Architecture

Marcela Sardi & Michael Rubin:  Immersive Design & Architecture

Architect MARCELA SARDI is a designer and producer of environmental multi-media systems and immersive, experiential settings. Architect MICHAEL RUBIN has been involved in the conceptualization and execution of destination developments and place branding for over 30 years.

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Tina Spiro: Making Waves in Miami & Jamaica

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019 in Home-Slider, Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Tina Spiro: Making Waves in Miami & Jamaica

Tina Spiro:  Making Waves in Miami & Jamaica

From studios in Jamaica and Miami, dynamic artist TINA SPIRO has been making large scale paintings that present her concerns with climate change and sea level rise.

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Constantine Manos: Photographer

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 in Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Constantine Manos: Photographer

Constantine Manos:  Photographer

    Introduction to Constantine Manos.  3:21 min.  Camera:  Lee Skye.  Editor:  Jessica Barrios.  Music:  Lobo Loco, Never Can Stop It.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   Editor’s Note:  This video interview is part of The Esther Paster & Rick Grossman Inspicio Photography Series.   Constantine Manos was born in Columbia, South Carolina, of Greek immigrant parents. His photographic career began in the school camera club at the age of 13, and within several years he was a working professional. He graduated from the...

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Bob Mankoff: From The New Yorker to Esquire & Beyond

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in 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.   BOB MANKOFF (b. 1944) is a cartoonist, editor, and author. Mankoff grew up in Queens, New York, and attended the High School of Music and Art (also attended by 98-year-old Mad magazine cartoonist Al Jaffee – inventor of the “Fold-In” – see the Inspicio video interview with Jaffee), followed by Syracuse University. Mankoff submitted over 500 cartoons to The New Yorker before they...

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Elisa Turner: Art Critic

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in 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.  Photo & Design:  Raymond Elman.   ELISA TURNER is an award-winning art critic and art journalist. She is a member of the 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 a blogger...

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Portraits of Poets

Posted by on Mar 25, 2019 in 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 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. Camera:  Angelika Rinnhofer.  Edit:  Kadesha Floyd.  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,...

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Talking Photography with
Howard Greenberg

Posted by on Feb 9, 2019 in 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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