Category Archives: Arts

About Life, and Death, and Peace.

          source: St.Dunstan in the East Church Garden, London:: OS grid TQ3380 :: Geograph Britain and Ireland – photograph every grid square!.               The medieval church of Saint Dunstan in … Continue reading

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Strange Sculptures in a Field.

          artist’s site: Bernard Langenstein.           Bernard Langenstein is a French photographer who lives and works in Lyon. He creates strong, poetical images from the industrial or agricultural worlds.  The farmer built … Continue reading

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The Warmth of Love: a Family in the Night.

        Source: Panoramio – Photo of Stari Grad.  (Croatia) – By Alien67.                          

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Playful Camouflage.

  Sources: Blanca Berlín Galería presenta la exposición ‘Latidos’ | Paseo por el arte. Search Results • Humboldt State University.           One can play hide and seek for many reasons: psychological, political (see previous posts) or … Continue reading

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Psychological camouflage. When fading into the background has literal meaning.

Edouard Vuillard, France 1868-1940, ‘Interieur, mere et soeur de l’artiste’, 1893 (interior, mother and sister of the artist). Oil on canvas. Click on the picture for a very large image.           What is striking you here?  … Continue reading

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Hiding in plain sight.

    Photo credit: Liu Bolin 刘勃麟 – Photography of China. Have a peek at this site for more photos and trilingual pertinent commentaries (French, English, Chinese).           Liu Bolin is a sculptor, performance artist and  … Continue reading

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Street photography from an angle.

Artist’s site : http://www.pierretoussaint.be/     Pierre Toussaint is a Belgian photographer born in 1982. He lives and works in Brussels. Pieces of streets and fragments of people in black and white are both objects here, carefully put – I … Continue reading

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Palouse Falls Rainbow, Washington, by Floris Van Breugel.

      A remarkable foamy abstract with contrasting lights and colours, and dephth and movement. Go and have a peek at Floris Van Breugel’s pages, aptly titled ‘Art in Nature’!           ‘White Water Spirit’, 2012. … Continue reading

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Painting with a camera!

Shining Moment : Rivers and Streams : Marc Adamus Photography. Marc Adamus is a multi-awarded artist. He is based in Oregon (USA) and specialises in wilderness photography.  I was struck by the abstract beauty of this shot, the explosion of … Continue reading

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When the sea unfolds in a soft drapery…

:: I R E N E K U N G ::. Born in Bern (Switzerland, 1958), Irene Kung studied graphic design in Rome (1978-80). She is a painter and photographer who enjoys black and white in both media. “I love … Continue reading

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On the edge of two worlds…

Great Bear Rainforest – Thomas P. Peschak. Thomas Peschak is a former marine biologist and a multi – awarded photographer (BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, World Press Photo…). He uses an impressive sub-water camera, have a look on his … Continue reading

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The official website of Nuri Bilge Ceylan photography

Nuri Bige Ceylan is an awarded cineast and photographer from Turkey. These photos were taken when looking for films’locations. I don’t remember which Russian poem about a snowy scene ended by the word “tichina” – “silence”. This is what I … Continue reading

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Floris van Breugel, ‘Slumbering Beast’, 2010.

          Floris van Breugel , born and raised in California and part-time nature photographer, now lives and works in Seattle (WA), studying insect flight dynamics for his PhD (from the pages). This is the first time … Continue reading

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Tony Bowall, ‘Fellowship Panel – 20’, 2009.

            Tony Bowall is a self-taught photographer who works in Brighton (GB). He subtitled this photo with “Greek minimalism, Santorini, Greece”, but of course this work is beyond time and place, a remarquably well-built abstract. … Continue reading

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Greg Halvorsen Schreck Photography

          If you are curious about this creative artist, have a look on his site at his latest work also, the “Lambertian style” photographs made out of wood : no pigment, ink, emulsion nor projection. A … Continue reading

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Andreas Gursky , b.1955, Germany. ‘Rhein II’.

      Andreas Gursky | karlarchambault.com.     ‘Rhein II’, 1999 ( 2m/4m) can boast beeing the most expensive photograph ever sold (at Christie’s last week, for 4.34 M dollars). When I first saw it , in small size, … Continue reading

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Dirk Braeckman

      Dirk Braeckman, Belgium 1958, from his ‘NN’ serie, no date.       A mysterious landscape of greys…   Dirk Braeckman                             .

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NERART – CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ARTS : WORLD PRESS CARTOON

      NERART –       Alfredo Sabat, ‘The Silent Wave’, first prize winner World Press Cartoon 2008.                      

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Junkculture: The Tire Art of Wim Delvoye

          Wim Delvoye and his ‘Pneus’ (tyres) serie.         Aaaah the irony of it ! That is an art unto itself. Thank you for the gift, Frannyy!             … Continue reading

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Xavier Verhoest : the world’s fragility.

      Xavier Verhoest, Belgian born in Congo (1964, ex Zaire), lives and works in Nairobi. From the pages: “Many of his works are entrenched in his experience of war zones or with groups in the margin of the … Continue reading

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