Artist's images, musings, and observations
about life in the time of corona

Artist's images, musings, and observations about life in the time of corona

Pandemic Traces

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These drawings were made during this past year of the COVID-19 pandemic, from March 2020 to March 2021. I think of myself as a landscape painter—I’ve been painting land/seascapes for...

Hope and Light

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As a Californian, I realize every day how even in these unprecedented times, there is so much natural beauty reminding me that there is hope and light.  There are people,...

Letting Go of Winter

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As some warmer days get sprinkled through March, I can’t help but think of Shakespeare’s opening line in Richard III, Now is the winter of our discontent.  Whether it is...

A Covid Life for The Rabbi Goes West

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Last March, Covid-19 crushed the independent movie world. Two major film festivals, South by Southwest and Tribeca, despite much-anticipated world premieres of documentaries and features, were canceled on the spot....

Generation Gap

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It was a lovely day on the Jersey Shore. Not a cloud in the sky. The temperatures were pushing 60. And the people came out to walk the boardwalk in Asbury...

Subjects Close at Hand

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As the pandemic approached one year, I found myself struggling to find subject matter that seemed relevant to the times and to me. Before Covid, I was painting subjects from...

Monday “Masks of Boston” 2021 #10

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Who do you wear a mask for? (Ed. Note: Each Monday, The Pandemic Lens publishes an image from Katherine Taylor’s “Masks of Boston” project. To date, Kathryn has photographed nearly...

Creating Marking Lives COVID-19

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In December 2020, after nine months of COVID-19 deaths, I woke to the unsettling statistic that 270,000 people in the U.S. had died. The lives lost were simply numbers on...

Pandemic Portraits in Brooklyn

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All photos taken in Sunset Park and Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn The pandemic has obviously been a tough time for street photography. People are masked and less is happening outdoors. It’s...

Life in Transit, Madrid

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In Madrid, Spain, where I live, I document the everyday behavior of my fellow citizens as they go about their daily live while attending to the recommendations that will help...