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Mepal Manor

All images © Monika Sosnowski, 2012   A weekend getaway at Mepal Manor and Spa  back in April was like a dream. Intimately nestled among Berkshires’ trees and greenery the manor sits atop a gentle hill in the quite town of New Marlborough, Massachusetts. Just a short drive from Great Barrington. Offering tranquility and wonder. Splendid…

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Reeds

About to post a little story in a few pictures when the above appears to me. It’s an image I took and it will figure again soon, but I could not resist putting it out into the world first. FacebookTwitter

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Deana Lawson featured in New Photography 2011 at MOMA

    Deana Lawson is one of six photographers featured in the latest New Photography 2011 exhibition at MOMA. Lawson’s work has an emotional rawness that is gripping. Aside from being beautifully composed, the images – mostly portraits – have a provocative honesty. The people in Deanna Lawson’s photographs simultaneously display  incredible strength and fragility.  This…

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12 x 12 on 12.12.11 – Storefront Artist Project

My two contributions to the wildly anticipated annual 12 x 12 Storefront Artist Project fundraiser in Pittsfield, MA. Both dedicated to Peter (Dudek, of course) who aimed to place an original work of art in every house in Berkshire County! xoxo, Monika FacebookTwitter

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Sunday Doubles.

As mentioned in the previous post this weekend had a special magic to it. Although, as always, in the end there was not enough time to get everything accomplished I am happy with the start of new work. Couple of breakthroughs on a almost metaphysical level and as such, of course, difficult to put into…

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Love is.

Love is. This weekend, finally, an unexpected respite. Wholly unplanned and not even imagined. And yet… It happened by some configuration of earthly and celestial intentions. Perhaps my own will, so lethargic and distracted lately, awoke and after rubbing its eyes looked around in awe. Sometimes one good thing leads to another. Sometimes everything seems…

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Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best | International Center of Photography

Elliott Erwitt, Santa Monica, California, 1955 © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos Elliott Erwitt: Personal Best | International Center of Photography. Not to be missed!!!  This major, and in so many instances breathtaking, retrospective of Elliott Erwitt’s showcases some of his most amazing iconic imagery.  I went to see it back in early July on my birthday…

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