friday notePad 11.01.2013

By Peggy Roalf   Friday November 1, 2013

Martin Klimas is the colorful and creative scion of photographers Edweard Muybridge and Dr. Harold Edgerton—and now, of Jackson Pollack
. Through his experimentation with motion and the cause and effect in gravity, Klimas’ photographs explore relationships with time, beauty and destruction.

If you want to find out, “How’d he do it?” go here. If you want some great eye-candy, go to the show, closing Sunday, at Foley Gallery. 97 Allen Street, NY, NY. Hours: W-Sun, 12-6 pm.There are and have been and will be an infinite number of things on earth. Individuals all different, all wanting different things, all knowing different things, all loving different things, all looking different. Everything that has been on earth has been different from any other thing. That is what I love: the differentness, the uniqueness of all things and the importance of life… I see something that seems wonderful; I see the divineness in ordinary things.—November 28, 1939, Diane Arbus’s paper on Plato, senior English seminar, Fieldston School

Fraenkel Gallery presents the exhibition Diane Arbus: 1971-1956. October 31-December 28, 2013. 49 Geary Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA. Information. Above: Diane Arbus, Two Ladies at the Automat, N.Y.C.1966.

Looking ahead to next week: Yuko Shimizu, who was just honored with the Society of Illustrators Founders Award for her book Barbed Wire Baseball (Abrams 2013, above), is co-hosting the next SI Sketch Night. Here’s the information:

Paul Pope-Yuko sketch night at the Society of Illustrators. 128 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065 (Lexington and 63rd Street). November 5, 2013, 6:30 - 9:00PM. Your chance to sketch with legendary comic artist Paul Pope and illustrator Yuko Shimizu. Bring your drawing supplies for a fun night of drawing. Tickets/$20/$10 for students and seniors.