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Collecting Photography

For years, we’ve collected the work of photographers who inspire our own work. In fact, we were initiated into collecting by none other than the late Lee Witkin, a pioneer in the gallery world. Lee was an early believer in photography as an art form and the founder of the Witkin Gallery in New York…Continue Reading

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Desert Kingdom

With the political upheavals in the Middle East, it’s understandable that North Americans express concern about traveling to the region. But Jordan’s relevance to current affairs, as well as its fabulous archaeological sites, natural beauty, opportunities for adventure and friendly people make the country a safe, must-visit destination.

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Performing Arts
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Spanish Impressionism

We’ve always been inspired by the music of Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. After all, what’s not to like about Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit or Debussy’s L’Isle Joyeux or Reflets dans L’eau. Or the lesser-known Debussy masterpieces like the Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp and Rhapsody for Clarinet and Piano.

But what about the…Continue Reading

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Technology & Moore’s Law

Moore’s Law states, in general terms, that improvements to digital electronic devices increase at exponential rates—in other words, fast. Alas, with the speed of technological innovation these days, everything seems both simple—and more complicated!

For example, the line between still and video cameras has blurred, making the decision as to what camera to buy even more…Continue Reading