Posts Tagged ‘It’s The Arts’

Fine Art

June 15, 2011

whattheduck.net
He’s got a point …

Swedish Deliberation

February 5, 2011

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The Big Picture

January 22, 2011

A Deep Frame for Tangible Paper

A Deep Frame for Tangible Paper


I wanted to frame a print my friend Miron gave me so that the haptic quality of the paper remained visible. A deep frame was considered so that the paper could curl a bit at the edges. (more…)

Chercher ne signifie rien en art. Ce qui compte, c’est trouver (P.Picasso)

December 4, 2010

© Robert Dosineau

© Robert Dosineau


Don’t worry, this ‘blog hasn’t turned french. Thanks to my daughter, who has to write a school essay on this quote from Picasso, I was reminded of self-confident way this godfather of modern art worked. (more…)

The Appeal of Shallow Depth of Field

October 19, 2010

Canon Light Trap, FD  f/1.2 85 mm L

Canon Light Trap, FD f/1.2 85 mm L


The conscious application of shallow depth of field precedes photography. Vermeer did that! (more…)

Post 100, Meta ‘blog

October 15, 2010

At this decimal waypoint, time for a little reflection.

Let me immodestly start with myself (photo © A. Klemming)

Let me immodestly start with myself (photo © A. Klemming)


That’s what ‘blogs are mostly about, aren’t they? (more…)

Art and Fetishism

October 9, 2010

What is a fetish? A substitute object for a prime desire.
Why is it important in the context of art? Art makes fetishes.
What is the relation between artist and fetish? Purveyor and victim.
How can an artist fall victim to fetishism?
By favoring materials and methods over expression.
Hear that, ye photographers!


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Oh So Diafine!

September 18, 2010

Diafine: time, temperature, film ... what the heck!

Diafine: time, temperature, film ... what the heck!


I’ll have to rave about a new-to-me wondersoup, (more…)

Alter Schwede! *1)

August 22, 2010

Homage to Wynn Bullock

Homage to Wynn Bullock


I’ve taken my Hasselblad for a walk this morning. It has been a couple of years since I aired it. (more…)

Short and Sweet One

August 9, 2010
“All art is at once surface and symbol,”
Oscar Wilde wrote.
“Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril.
Those who read the symbol do so at their peril.
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.”

Quote stolen from a speech by Stephen Fry.


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