[pure-silver] Multiple storage venues, multiple owners of our prints ...was Amusing Kodak commercial
From: Lloyd Erlick <lloyd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 11:38:30 -0500
At 07:14 PM 12/26/2006 , Bob wrote:
You get 15 minutes of fame with your birth
certificate. That's even too much for me.
Just sign your first rate work and you'll have much, much more than fame.
You'll have immortality.
December 28, 2006, from Lloyd Erlick,
I've been thinking about this a lot recently. A side effect of Natalie
facing heart surgery...
Just signing the work is not enough. If Ansel Adams had handled his work
the way I have mine, there would be no show of his work at the Art
Gallery of Ontario right now (which I have seen twice so far, and plan to
So what do we have to do? I'm not saying we have to get international
recognition and museums ready to store the damn things ...
Multiple storage venues maintained by multiple owners of our prints.
That's what we need. If I die without heirs or for that matter, anyone
interested in my old blechh non-digital drek, what happens to the work?
To the landfill?
We need to spread the prints around to many interested parties.
A mailing list like this one would be an ideal place to find people
interested in our work who might keep the prints until at least they are
old, when maybe they would go to the next generation.
Shouldn't we be exchanging packages of our work for the purpose of
archiving each others' prints, on a 'just in case' basis?