Wendy Brenner’s classic 2005 profile of snake enthusiast Dean Ripa, who died Saturday. By now I’ve grown accustomed (and rather devoted) to Dean’s rhetorical style—outrageous overstatement, subsequent qualification—but I think I recognize something else, something authentic here: a certain strain of introverted misanthropy… | May, 2017
Benjamin Dimmitt was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida. His work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the American Academy of Arts and Letters; and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts; among others. Chassahowitzka Saltwater Intrusion will be exhibited in 2017 by the Southeast Center for Photography in Greenville, South Carolina.