Simon Griffee Design Photography Writing Illustration

August 2017

Self Portrait on North 14th Street, Brooklyn, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 28

The Challenge of Art to Psychology, New York City, April 2017

Published 2017 August 26

The basic inquisitiveness of the human mind serves the fundamental desire of the human to establish meaningful relationships between himself or herself and the world, and (intrinsic to that process) to put his or her personal stamp on some aspect of the surround.

—Seymour B. Sarason, The Challenge of Art to Psychology, pp. 68–69.

Thank You, Rafa!, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 25

Holding on to one of humanity’s most beautiful instruments on behalf of one of the most generous people I know. There will be a song in the first album for you, Mambo King.

Norman Avenue, Greenpoint, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 24

Casa Spectrum, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 24

New poster for the Italian Academy.

Solar Eclipse Over Greenpoint, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 22

Solar Eclipse Over Greenpoint, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 21

Amsterdam Avenue at 116th Street, New York City, March 2017

Published 2017 August 19

Ellis Island, New York City, May 2017

Published 2017 August 19

Near Liberty Island, New York City, May 2017

Published 2017 August 19

Clouds Over Hudson River, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 17

Riverside Drive, New York City, August 2017

Published 2017 August 16

Advice to Artists #
Stephen Bliss in an interview with Keisha Raines at Unrated: During your career there’s probably going to be many times when you think your work is awful and you’ll want to give up. That’s the Universe’s way of saying, “Ok, you’ve done a bit of good work, you’ve enjoyed a few days of thinking you’re a genius, now it’s time to get better… Take your despondency, survive it, work out why you think your work is shit, how can you make your work better? …continue

Dad, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Italy, May 2010

Published 2017 August 12

Nesh at UN Archives, New York City, August 2016

Published 2017 August 6

Ellis Island, New York City, May 2017

Published 2017 August 5

Central Park, New York City, April 2016

Published 2017 August 1

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