BL Journal

Ben Larrabee

Animating Imagery with Fantasy

Jul 11, 2014

I first started combining imagery while studying graphic design at Rhode Island School of Design. More recently I was inspired by Wes Anderson’s movie “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, in particular his use of color, light and fantasy. When I was looking for an image to submit to the Rowayton Art Center’s current show “Marine and […]

Ben Larrabee

Show Girl

Feb 14, 2014

We were getting ready to go out. I looked over at Trudie and was struck by her beauty in this recurring intimate scene. It was a moment and an opportunity to share. I recall my teacher and mentor Harry Callahan saying “photograph what you care about.” This was one of those moments, so I grabbed […]

Ben Larrabee

Our Clients Show Their Fine Art Larrabee Portraits

Jan 23, 2014

We suggest to our clients that they hang their Larrabee family portraits in places where they can see them often because they serve as reminders of what is beautiful and honest and enduring in their lives. These images can lift your mood, make you happy. They are healing images. Below we share some examples of […]

Ben Larrabee

When Two and Two Equals Five

Jan 14, 2014

I am dedicated as an artist to recognizing and recording those fleeting yet memorable glimpses of life that we take for granted, moments every family has but rarely sees revealed in photographs. I call them Moments of Grace®, when two and two equals five; when truth, spirit, love and even humor come together to create […]

Ben Larrabee

Star Man Drawings, 1967-78

Nov 12, 2013

When I was in my late 20’s I made a series of drawings that were autobiographical. I called the series “Star Man.” I signed them as Star Man and that was my persona when I made the drawings. They stem from a flow of consciousness. I put my pen to paper with no idea where […]