Anne Brigman, The Breeze, 1910

Up here—shrouded in mist and the scent of pine, a halo of fuzzy golden light surrounding my fragile silhouette—I am like a goddess. And so I strip myself of those most dull human identifiers. My hip-length jacket with the brass buttons that march up my torso, and my wide-brimmed hat with the plumage of feathers … Continue reading Anne Brigman, The Breeze, 1910

Midwestern Landscapes Addendum

Last week I wrote about the allure of the Midwestern landscape as well as some works of art that recreate those landscapes. It occurs to me that I made a major omission by not mentioning the work of contemporary photographer Terry Evans. Her photographs embrace the grand scale of the Midwest, often using an aerial … Continue reading Midwestern Landscapes Addendum