Photographer His Noodly Appendage frames a familiar Eastern Market scene on a deliciously messy canvas, almost but not quite keeping the viewer’s eye away from the beautifully expressive portrait at the very top.
Claude Taylor: Crazy Enough to Have His Own Storefront
If you’ve ever wandered north along Connecticut Avenue NW from Dupont Circle, you may have noticed a little shop selling framed travel photographs. The storefront is painted TARDIS-blue, which is the perfect choice of color because there’s a lot more on the inside than you would think possible. Claude Taylor has been selling his work there since 1998. We asked him to shed some light on his business:
Were you selling your photographs anywhere else before you opened the store?
I began selling my photographs at art shows and street festivals in 1997.