George Payne‘s montages spark memory and imagination.
Who can forget your first trip to Castle Dracula as a kid? And taking out of town visitors on the ritualistic pilgrimage to Niagara Falls. (see at end)
Noir — A genre characterized by cynicism, fatalism, and moral ambiguity.
Photography by George Payne
The Castellani Art Museum serves as a cultural resource for Niagara University and its surrounding community and an attraction for regional and international tourists. Exhibitions of nationally known and emerging contemporary artists and traditional folk arts are presented each year. Artist talks, workshops and educational programming accompany each exhibition. Niagara County’s only collecting art museum, the Castellani has a permanent collection of over 5700 works of art, including well known artists such as Picasso, Miro, Dali, Calder, Nevelson, Warhol and many others. Castellaniartmuseum.org
This addendum is not so much noir but a meditation on the many paths not taken in life.