Monthly Archives: July 2008

EmilioXs reviews – StumbleUpon

http://emiliox.stumbleupon.com/ EmilioX ‘s pages are worth exploring, with as brilliant a choice of images as this photograph – and poetry, and pertinent observations, and rich links. Thank you very much, I enjoyed the browsing!

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toeties reviews – StumbleUpon

http://toetie.stumbleupon.com/ Thanks for a wonderful wandering through your fine-art gallery ! Mucha ( 1860-1939,Prague) is mostly known for his decorative panels ; I love the expressivity of this painting though:’Women in the Wilderness’1923. Also called ‘Stars and Siberia’. Total abandon … Continue reading

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http://img501.imageshack.us/my.php?image=gamble489a2823471526oh3.jpg Such harmony! Curved lines in the foreground (reeds, trees’ branches, even the punter’s back ) in subtle accord with the soaring bridge’s shape; and beyond the stone columns, the vastness of a landscape protected by the vertical lines of … Continue reading

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http://img172.imageshack.us/my.php?image=pampasgrasscurls6097ecrf8.jpg As Frannyy would say, such sense of construction! It seems to run in the Weston family! This picture comes from the grand-daughter, Cara Weston. Her site: http://www.carawestonphotography.com/gallery.htm.

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http://img373.imageshack.us/my.php?image=kelp193012klarge16533elc2.jpg This is “Kelp”, an ancient photograph (1930) by Edward Weston. It looks like some beautiful and strange etching, or shapes we used to discover with some oldfashioned microscope when we were children…http://www.edward-weston.com/index.htm. A great photographic site, hosting pictures from … Continue reading

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http://img67.imageshack.us/my.php?image=meurrens02g18ed7c0cp6.jpg Judith Meurrens (Belgium) was born in Africa and one finds in her paintings dreamy memories of times past, fragments of other colours and shapes. It is subtle and luminous; light and expressive: http://www.galeriepierrehallet.com/judithmeurrens.html.

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http://img152.imageshack.us/my.php?image=73aeroport056e2dfb8oc7.jpg The “Cat’s Bowl” below had struck me on its hosting site. I’ve just discovered that the photographer Marie Goeyens is a professional graphist, illustrator and more. This is another photograph of hers, taken in Venezia ” Break of the … Continue reading

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Impressions fugitives [& chaque jour, sa photo]

http://www.fugitif.net/ih/2354/index.php Hosted on H.Van Rymenam’s site, a superb picture of Marie Goeyens “The rain is falling in the cat’s bowl” 2006.

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http://img134.imageshack.us/my.php?image=photo8f93f7ov8.png Charm, humour and poetry: a one-photograph-a-day belgian (Namur region) site. Hugues Van Rymenam bikes along rivers, hilly meadows and villages ; he has an eye for peaceful landscapes and funny situations. “Olifanten” (elephants), Andries Botha (South Africa), Beaufort Exhibition, … Continue reading

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Author collection: Dmytro Dobrovolsky. Contemporary artist. Original oil paintings

http://www.ddobrovolsky.com/en?page=bigimg&id=162&cat=3 Something cheerful to end the day! The whole landscape seems to be dancing on the light. It makes me think of stained glass windows. “Sunset”, Dmytro Dobrovolsky, 1993.

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http://img360.imageshack.us/my.php?image=20060512224200a20city20ow7.jpg Taken from a plane…Charlotte (NC), like a floating island. This is the work of Payam Rajabi (CDN),aka Colourblind; see his portfolio on http://www.colourblind.ca/index.php?showimage=362. Thank you, sweetpeadow.

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