Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Villa Riviera

When the Villa Riviera was completed, the 447-foot high structure was the second tallest in the region—surpassed only by Los Angele's City Hall until the 1950s, it remained the second-tallest building in Southern California and "the tallest private building in Southern California. 

By Ryan Greaff 2012 Restitution Press private collection

Sunday, June 17, 2012

The Art of Handicapping

Our pick from the start April 7th, 2012 "I"ll Have Another" smashes on the outside upset the favorite of the 2012 Santa Anita Derby "Creative Cause. The art captures the moment of pure courage and strength when "I'll Have Another" starts to make his historic move on the outside.  The body posture of the two inside horses is stiff.  You can clearly see the fear in there eyes as "I'll Have Another" comes form behind to over take them for the win.  Series completed in June 2012, all images by Ryan Graeff.  Limited series of 6.