Monthly Archives: November 2009

Crystaldishs reviews – StumbleUpon

http://crystaldish.stumbleupon.com/ About organic abstract, this stained glass that I pinched from Crystaldish ( thank you!) is based on some hydra tissue, seen through an electron microscope. ‘Inner Space’, 1979, Paul San Casciani (b.1935-). Extraordinarily luminous, and all these curves make … Continue reading

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ACTE MéTAPHYSIQUE… Jean-Olivier Hucleux

http://www.blogg.org/blog-75876-date-2009-03-17-billet-acte_metaphysique____jean_olivier_hucleux-994430.html Jean-Olivier Hucleux,(France, 1923) ‘Double autoportrait’,1992. I first thought this was a photograph! I understand from the page that in 1989, Hucleux was accused of “fac-simile”, counterfeit of photography. Even Mitterand (the French president at the time) defended the hyper-realistic … Continue reading

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Max Ferguson | Portfolio of Works | &Tailor&

http://maxferguson.com/detail/tailor.html Max Ferguson,’Tailor’,2003, a pencil drawing. From the pages:” (the artist)capture(s) a vanishing urban scene in and around New York”. Typical of Ferguson are his hyper-realistic paintings like this ‘Doll Hospital'(2005, oil on panel). But I also like the peculiar … Continue reading

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http://nadine-cosentino.site.voila.fr/ Are bodies becoming landscapes ? Or do landscapes metamorphose into bodies? Nadine Cosentino (France,1947) created a poetic, intimate and dreamy universe with her ‘Sentinelles des Sables’ (sands’ sentinels), 2007.

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Ink Painting Today—2009 Shanghai New Ink Art Exhibition | ArtZineChina.com | 中国艺志

http://www.artzinechina.com/display_vol_aid781_en.html Just like a tatoo isn’t it?! Old themes painted on a paper body, a surprising mixture of tradition and modernity . Peng Wei (female artist born in Chengdu, Sichuan, 1974; lives in Shangai) used to paint ancient scenes on … Continue reading

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sidknee23s reviews – StumbleUpon

http://sidknee23.stumbleupon.com/ Her pages grow on you like a half-smile on some friend’s face. How couldn’t you chuckle at some passing remark like this: “today i spotted a plastic bag in a tree. this sight is the first signal that winter … Continue reading

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Andy Goldsworthy Digital Catalogue: 1978_023

http://www.goldsworthy.cc.gla.ac.uk/image?id=ag_00703&t=1 A systematic artist, somewhat unusual. Andy Goldsworthy, ‘Broken stones scratched white Morecambe Bay,Lancashire January 1978’. The artist creates ephemeral outdoor sculptures or installations and record them on photographs. From the site: “The resulting photographs have an indexical relationship to … Continue reading

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Claudio Parmiggiani chez Pierre Retelet : illustrations.

http://www.art-memoires.com/lmter/l4951/50il_parmiggiani222.htm Claudio Parmiggiani,Torino, ‘Sans titre’ (no title),2004. Smoke and soot on wood .Photo:L.Mascherpa. This is also unusual. The artist plays with smoke and some objects. He obtains then ghostlike shapes that are photographed. An exhibition called ‘Claudio parmiggiani, l’empreinte comme … Continue reading

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P1100269 | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/silveroses69/2363984616/ An amusing and joyful use of umbrellas in Seoul (Korea), by Silveroses69. A common use of them in Belgium, by Fabian Perez (Argentina,lives in USA), ‘El Aguacero’ (downpour).

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Przyroda w obiektywie bronka – blog: Biebrzański Park Narodowy – pierwszy lekko mglisty dzień

http://www.waligora.net.pl/bronek_blog/2008/04/biebrzaski-park-narodowy-pierwszy-lekko.html So delicate! Andrezj Waligora, Poland. It comes from a photographic blog with enchanting nature images.

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Marcin&- Fotografia Lidka i Marcin Sacha

http://m.sacha.comitto.eu/index.php?id=2&tx_lzgallery_pi1%5BshowUid%5D=47&tx_lzgallery_pi1%5Bpic%5D=6&tx_lzgallery_pi1%5Bcolrows%5D=1×1&tx_lzgallery_pi1%5Bold%5D=4x9000x1 A jewel in the grass! The beetle looks like a brilliant treasure in the unfocused vegetation. Marcin Sacha, ‘In the Grass’. I owe the site to Twixel, thank you very much!

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45 Beautiful Motion Blur Photos – Smashing Magazine

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/24/45-beautiful-motion-blur-photos/ ‘Tumbling Dice’, Flickr, Dec 14, 2007. This work from Carl Rosendalh is my favourite one amongst a collection of photographs illustrating motion-blur. The author gives technical explanations on his Flickr’s page (go to the general site and click on … Continue reading

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Keith Carter Photographs

http://www.keithcarterphotographs.com/shadow21.html It looks like an abstract, doesn’t it? Actually, this ‘Pelican’ was obtained by putting the object on photographic-sensitive paper, exposing it to light. Keith Carter used then some chemicals, “including gold and platinum toners”. I love that snowy softness, … Continue reading

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Keith Carter Photographs

http://www.keithcarterphotographs.com/nocturnes-12.html I chose this picture of Keith Carter to show how an artist’s vision and the mastering of blurring techniques can transfigure the trite reality (i.e.some gas tank in this case, I think). It is called ‘Two Moons’, from ‘The … Continue reading

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Autumn: Photo by Photographer Przemyslaw Kruk – photo.net

http://photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=9721219 Where is she going? ‘Autumn’, Przemyslav Kruk. Perhaps mist, perhaps deliberate blurring of background enhances the tension of the character’s lines. It forces us to wonder about her destiny and our own mortality. Yes, where are we going?

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sparkerlys reviews – StumbleUpon

http://sparkerly.stumbleupon.com/ Very interesting links to a variety of subjects (psychology,medecine,astronomy,scientific techniques…) offered to be gently swallowed with a mixture of stunning photographs , art pieces chosen with care and a dose of humour. The only side-effect to deplore might be … Continue reading

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http://www.espritsnomades.com/artsplastiques/galerieleon/pages/15-70×47%20cm.htm Blurred scenes, anonymous shadows rushing to what? their destiny? This painter – Leon Diaz-Ronda, born in Madrid, 1936- is not young anymore and thus keeps a distance from our vain running forward. It is a reflexion about life, the … Continue reading

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Tyndall Galleries – Artist Works – Graham Auman

http://www.tyndallgalleries.com/title.php?artistID=3082&titleID=5236&index=3 I do see blond summer grass, luminous and undulating, the wind’s snakes meandering in the prairies (an accurate metaphor I read some years ago in ‘Look homeward Angel’-Thomas Wolfe). Graham Auman,NCaroline,’Draught Grass Beauty’. Thank you for the link to … Continue reading

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mcboonaks favorite websites – StumbleUpon

http://mcboonak.stumbleupon.com/ An amateur of painting with a flair for colour and light. There is personality in these pages, go and have a look!

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