It’s All Right to Stare . . .

I’m the person that slows down a bit when strolling past a bare window with the light on. I really don’t consider it creepy. I mean, if the curtains are up and the blinds raised, then that’s basically an open invitation to take a gander inside to get a closer look at a person’s style. Right?

You can imagine my delight when I first learned of photographer E. Brady Robinson’s series on workspaces. The award winning series, Desks as Portraits: An Inside Look at the DC Art World, was created using word of mouth suggestions from each photo shoot, creating what Robinson considers to be a “six degrees of separation” of the art world, and what I consider a blatantly clear invitation to stare into the personal/professional spaces of D.C.’s cultural cool.

Among the artists, curators, dealers, critics, and museum directors, Robinson featured “desk portraits” of Phillips Director Dorothy Kosinski and Phillips Center for the Study of Modern Art Director and Curator at Large Klaus Ottmann.

To see the complete series, unashamedly, visit Robinson’s website.

Megan Clark, Manager of Center Initiatives

Dorothy Kosinski, PhD, Director, The Phillips Collection. Photo E. Brady Robinson.

Dorothy Kosinski, PhD, Director, The Phillips Collection. Photo E. Brady Robinson.

 

Klaus Ottmann, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art and Curator at Large, The Phillips Collection. Photo E. Brady Robinson

Klaus Ottmann, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art and Curator at Large, The Phillips Collection. Photo E. Brady Robinson

2 thoughts on “It’s All Right to Stare . . .

  1. Just realized I meant to say ipad, not ipod.

    but as our intern says, “what-evs.”

    its a good post megan.

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