Sunday, December 29, 2013

Winter Images I Forgot I Made: 2008-2010

Reviewing some images I made that I had completely forgotten.

Breathe Ringwood, NJ, December 2009, M.A. Reilly)

First Blush (Hudson River, February 2009, M.A. Reilly)

Lower East Side (Manhattan, February, 2009, M.A. Reilly)

Moonglow (Ringwood, NJ, February 2009, M.A. Reilly)
January at Reservoir (Ringwood, NJ, January, 2008, M.A. Reilly)
January (Poughkeepsie, NY, January, 2010, M.A. Reilly)

Winter's End (Paterson, NJ, December 2010, M.A. Reilly)

Reservoir I (West Milford, NJ , February 2010, M.A. Reilly)

Uncertainty (February, 2010, Warwick, NY, M.A. Reilly)

Infinity (February, 2010, Warwick, NY, M.A. Reilly)

Galway Bay (February, 2010, Ireland, M.A. Reilly)

Saturday, December 28, 2013

How to Look at Night

"Night is when most of us stop looking--after all, it is when there is nothing to see" (James Elkin, p. 215).

As an artist, I have been fascinated and often awed by what I see and imagine I see at night.  Below are a few images I have made during the last five years in which night is prominent.

At Loch Ness  (M.A. Reilly, 2008)
Moonrise Over Atlantic  (M.A. Reilly, 2011)
Deep Winter (M.A. Reilly, 2012)
Beaver Moon  (M.A. Reilly, 2012)
Times Square  (M.A. Reilly, 2012)
Moon Over Field (M.A. Reilly, 2012)
Winter Night (M.A. Reilly, 2013)
Night Study (M.A. Reilly, 2013)
An Offering (M.A. Reilly, 2011)
Winter Solstice (M.A. Reilly, 2010)
Counting (M.A. Reilly, 2010)
Bewitched (M.A. Reilly, 2009)
Night, I  (M.A. Reilly, 2009)

Manhattan (M.A. Reilly, 2012)
Free Verse (M.A. Reilly, 2010)
Gothic (M.A. Reilly, 2010)
Midnight (M.A. Reilly, 2008)
Morse Code (M.A. Reilly, 2009)
At Rockefeller Center (M.A. Reilly, 2010)
Coming through the Rye (M.A. Reilly, 2010)
Ménage à trois (M.A. Reilly, 2009)
The Raven Moon (M.A. Reilly, 2011)
Praise Song for Solstice (M.A. Reilly, 2009)
And the Stars Fell One-by-One  (M.A. Reilly, 2009)
Make a Wish (M.A. Reilly, 2011)
Moonrise (M.A. Reilly, 2012)

Friday, December 27, 2013

What I'm Reading in 2014: Not The Usual Fare

Image by Robert Adams.

A few books I have either started to read or will be reading soon.  An eclectic set of books about art, photography, poetry, genocide, education, and anthropology.

Adams, Robert. (2012). Skogen. New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery.
Brown, Lee Ann. (2013). In the Laurels, Caught. (Fence Modern Poets Series). Pittsburgh, PA: Fence Modern Poets Series.

Image by Doug Rickard. from Doug Rickard: A New American Picture.

Campany, David. (2012). Doug Rickard: A New American Picture. New York: Aperture.
Elkins, James. (2000). How To Use Your Eyes. New York: Routledge Press.

Image by Mary Ann Reilly from Jane Gangi's Genocide in Contemporary Children's and Young Adult Literature: Cambodia to Darfur. 

Poem by Noelle Kocot from Soul in Space.

Kocot, Noelle. (2013). Soul in Space. Seattle, WA: Wave Books.

Cover to Saul Leiter: Early Color.

Leiter, Saul. (2008). Saul Leiter: Early Color. Steidel.
Morris, Errol. (2011). Believing is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography. New York: Penguin Press. 
Mullen, Harryette. (2013). Urban Tumbleweeds: Notes from a Tanka Diary. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press.

Image by Jimmy Nelson. From Before They Pass Away.
Nelson, Jimmy. (2013). Before They Pass Away. New York: teNeues.
Ruefle, Mary. (2013).  Trances of the Blast. Seattle, WA: Wave Books.
Ruefle, Mary. (2012). Madness, Rack and Honey: Collected Lectures. Seattle, WA: Wave Books.

Image by Sebastiao Salgado from Sebastiao Salgado: Genesis.

Salgado, Lelia Wanick & Sebastiao Salgado. (2013). Sebastiao Salgado: Genesis. New York: Taschen.

Image by Klett and Wolfe from Reconstructing the View -  The Grand Canyon: Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe.
Senf, Rebecca A. (2012). Reconstructing the View -  The Grand Canyon: Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe.  University of California Press.
Trethewey Natasha. (2003). Bellocq's Ophelia: Poems. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press.
Vasudevan, Lalitha & Tiffany DeJaynes (Eds.). (2013). Arts, Media, and Justice: Multimodal Exploration with Youth (New Literacies and Digital Epistemology's).
Wells, Liz. (2002). The Photography Reader. New York: Routledge.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

End of the Year Images

A few images made during the last week.
Happy holidays.

Bower (Ringwood, NJ 2013)
Last Day of Autumn (Oakland, NJ 2013)
A Walk in the Woods (Oakland NJ 2013)
End of Autumn (Oakland, NJ 2013)

Study in Black and White (Ringwood, NJ 2013)

Fir Tree in Field (Ringwood, NJ 2013)
Ice Melting, Fog Rising (Ringwood, NJ 2013)

Fog Rising at Water's Edge (Ringwood, NJ 2013)