Thursday, July 19, 2012
A Cleveland music icon whose name ranks right up there with other local legends like Michael Stanley and Eric Carmen - singer-songwriter Alex Bevan. He began his career while in high school. Four decades later he still calls Northeast Ohio home.
Kevin Busta isn’t your typical artist. He doesn’t use your typical art supplies like pencils, paper and paints that you can buy at an art supply store. Instead he uses iron and steel, power tools and heavy duty equipment. But the results that he gets from his unusual approach to art are well worth all the effort.
With a setting for indoors, outdoors, auto focus, auto zoom and a mode for just about everything, taking the perfect picture these days is a snap. But for some photographers an important part of the picture taking experiencing is missing. One that can only be found by returning to the beginning of the art form and a method known as pinhole photography.
Arts and Culture, Music, Photography
Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.
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