This collection contains Menashe's earliest images—a first song, whose lyrics he would nurture for a lifetime. The images, a prelude to future work, inaugurated his artistic-spiritual commitment to cast light on humanity’s plight and celebrate its promise.
Twenty-six black-and-white photographs that explore the interplay of graphic elements found on city streets. These elements include manhole covers, cracks, oil spills, Department of Highways paint, tire marks, footprints, tar, snow, and salt deposits. Randomly combined, they form a unique aesthetic.
Fifteen black-and-white photographs, hand tinted with three primary food colors, fuse fantasy with reality, asserting the imagination over the mundane. Hand-tinting awakens the ordinary, as spice transforms food. Here are a few of the photographer’s dishes. Bring your eyes close and taste!
Sixteen abandoned umbrellas, found on city streets, transformed into flowers, butterflies, and moths. The umbrellas reveal beauty inherent in the discarded object, and deepens our awareness to the ever changing face of life.
These photographs reveal the dignity, courage, and grace inherent in the lives of those who are both mentally and physically challenged, moments that bring us closer to the invincible spirit that dwells in all men.
Black-and-white photographs, made in Indonesia, Israel, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S.A. Here is a Mexican woman keeping vigil beside a grave, a Balinese mother teaching her child to say grace, an exalted man dancing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem–fifty images in all, speaking of the reverence and mystery that is prayer.
This collection of fifty black-and-white photographs, offers readers communion with moments of revelation, as experienced through touch, personal reflection, self-acceptance, gratitude, laughter, celebration, and empathy with others. The photographs were made in religious, therapeutic, and medical settings, and include key moments in the life cycle, relating to birth, illness, loss and friendship.
The fifty black-and-white photographs in this collection focus on the unique population that frequented New York City’s Tompkins Square Park, from 1997 to 1999 – a historic two-year period when the park provided asylum to a variety of indigent people. This distinct and diverse human family offers the viewer an encounter with the sacred and the profane, coexisting on common ground.
On September 11th 2001, New Yorkers gathered at Union Square Park to post flyers with faces of the missing, offer flowers, walk in silence, and absorb the immensity of the World Trade Center attack. The solemnity of the activities transformed the square into hallowed ground. This historic collection, forty-nine black-and-white photographs, bears witness to the grief and aspirations in the week that followed.
Couples is a collection of thirty-seven black-and-white photographs, which focus on the diverse world of relationships. Here we find conventional and unconventional couples, depicting innocence, flirtation, romance, primal attraction, fear, sorrow, exhibitionism, uninhibited passion, devotion, and loyalty.
Forty-three tea bags, photographed alone and in pairs to embody the human journey of courtship and union. The photographs are an affirmation of intimacy and illustrate the spiritual nuances inherent in relationships.
This collection features fifty color photographs—canines in disguise with biographies—from Lady Gaga to Saint Nicholas, offering early readers humor and delight while learning about remarkable lives. The book is intended to spur family discussions about these characters.
Three decades of photography, which include previously unpublished work, are gathered in this 236 image retrospective. From the sublime to the playful, the photographs reach beyond a concern for society’s outcasts, to define a new genre of photography, infused with the photographer's personal theology.