In this episode, Antonio revisits his 2016-2017 street photography and discusses the evolution of his perspective, while Ward stresses the importance of understanding an artist's context. As Antonio prepares for an exhibit at the Blue Star Parlor in Brooklyn, recounting his innovative plans to use foam spacers and adhesive strips to display prints on brick walls. The duo also deliberates over exhibition details, with insights from colleague Mark Reierson enhancing the narrative flow of Antonio's showcase.
Ward reflects on a poignant Diane Arbus exhibit he attended, particularly moved by the "Untitled" series that resonated with his experiences with developmentally challenged children. Antonio and Ward explore the contemporary relevance of Arbus' evocative imagery, pondering its resonance with today's youth amidst the deluge of intense visuals they face daily. The conversation touches on the emotional toll art can exert on its creators, referencing Arbus' tragic demise and the lingering impact on other artists. With Arbus' extensive showcase set to tour Canada, both express a keen anticipation for its potential U.S. journey.