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Roses and prayers for Therese on Mother’s Day, 2020 - by Judith Thompson

“We are born of love;  love is our Mother. ”  Rumi Today we celebrate mothers. And yet it’s a different Mother’s Day than any of us have every known. In too many cases the joyful gatherings that we may have been used to on this special days are being replaced by zoom calls. In too… Continue reading

Harold’s students: JoAnn Cancro - by Cory Levine

We were delighted to connect recently with one of Harold’s former students, JoAnn Cancro. JoAnn is an accomplished fine art, cultural and event photographer who attended one of Harold’s private workshops in New York during the 1990s. She was kind enough to guest author this blog entry and share her memories of that time, as… Continue reading

Not yet sprung! Waiting for the Big Bang! - by Judith Thompson

Do I have your attention?  Spring? Seduction by color, shape, sound, fragrance? Crocuses? Tulips? Dogwood? The riotous scream of YELLOW shooting from the forsythia, followed by the reds, oranges, and pinks of tulips? Whatever happened to “in like a lion and out like a lamb?”  We got the lion coming and going! So I say: “Let’s… Continue reading

Passover, Easter and the promise of new life! - by Harold Feinstein

Happy Passover and Happy Easter to those who celebrate. Or, I could say Happy Spring! Even though it’s been the longest winter I can remember and outside my window there’s still way too much snow on the ground, the promise of new life is there. And that seems to be the message of these two… Continue reading

Up close and personal: Consistency and innovation in your work - by Harold Feinstein

Hardening of the categories causes art disease… W. Eugene Smith Coney Island. Flowers. City streets. Shells. Rodin sculptures. Abstract architecture. Draftees. Butterflies. Over the years I have allowed my creative appetite to taste many different subjects in both black and white and color and have employed diverse tools and methods in shooting and printing. I… Continue reading

The ICP, Earth Day and me: Celebrating the beauty that surrounds us - by Harold Feinstein

Over the week-end a friend sent me a link to a blog featuring my work. Fans in a Flashbulb: Images from the collections of The International Center for Photography is a blog that shares photographs from the ICP’s permanent collection with text by members of the staff. The International Center for Photography has 93 of… Continue reading

The Cleveland Botanical Garden features 70 Feinstein umbrellas in springtime celebration! - by Judith Thompson

At last the long, cold winter has surrendered to the crocuses and daffodils and The Cleveland Botanical Gardens is celebrating with a blast of color from 70 Harold Feinstein Signature Collection umbrellas produced by Coynes Company. If you’re interested in your own umbrella to prepare for spring showers, you can buy them from Coynes directly… Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Reflections on Art, Hope and Healing dedicated to my daughter Robin Kovary - by Harold Feinstein

In 2001 the Mayo Clinic Art Collection acquired some of my work through The Julie Saul Gallery in New York and a few weeks ago I received a call from the collection’s director, Sally Enders, requesting permission for the work to be published in an up-coming book about the collection. Of course I am delighted.… Continue reading