Tag Archives: black-and-white

A Geometrical Pleasure in Black and White.

    Artworks of Aleksandr Rodchenko (Russian, 1891 – 1956) on MutualArt.com.         Aleksandr Rodchenko was a multi-talented creator and one of the  Russian Constructivists – these artists were enthusiastic about the revolution and believed that  art … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas and New Year to All !

                  2008-technograph-xmas.gif (Image GIF, 1280×800 pixels). Via WP technogra.ph, 2008. Thank you!              

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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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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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New Page 2

http://www.zdom.com/art/kaloustguedel/newworks-frame.htm Kaloust Guedel, Nicosia, Cyprus, 1956, lives in the USA. I found this striking work on the ever striking pages of twixel, thank you! ‘All Men are Created Alike’ mixed media on canvas over board.

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Chris Beetles, photography.

          Edward Weston, USA 1886-1958, ‘Pepper’, 1930. See the estate site here.       A natural oddity, a creative use of light and voila! a voluptuous image.                 … Continue reading

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Selena Kimball, collages.

      Selena Kimball, born in Maine, lives in New York.       I like the collage very much; I’m a bit sorry for the old Dore’s book though; his illustrations are wonderful.         Series … Continue reading

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perses deviantART gallery

http://perse.deviantart.com/gallery?offset=48 A fading image of a lost dream. Elegant. Found via Frannyy; thank you. PerSe, rivers-arms, 2008-2011 on DeviantART

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Agence VU – Bernard Descamps

http://www.agencevu.com/photographers/photographer.php?id=27 Bernard Descamp is a former French biologist turned photographer in the seventies. I love the delicate, symmetrical graphism of this landscape; the thin vertical lines seem to float in the air; the soft grey of tranquil waters are one … Continue reading

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Olivier van Rossum

http://www.oliviervanrossum.be/ You are entering a world of shadows and sudden lights, of moving time, of moments already passed; you will try to grasp a flitting vision in a fugitive instant.

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Marianne Boesky Gallery – HANS OP DE BEECK

http://www.marianneboeskygallery.com/exhibitions/2010-05-08_hans-op-de-beeck/ Almost each evening in Funchal (Madeira’s capital), some cruise liner hoots twice and very slowly leaves the pier. For a minute, time is suspended. You dream about old ships sailing to unknown places. Then you hear Madonna singing at … Continue reading

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R&my Marlot: Rodin

http://www.remymarlot.com/Marlot_Rodin.html

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Segmentation and Symptom – Interactive Art by Golan Levin and Collaborators

http://www.flong.com/projects/zoo/ Golan Levin, ‘Segmentation and Symptom’, 2000. It is the portrait of refugees, and the author used ” the delicate filigree of the Voronoi diagram” to express the “fragile condition (of the subject)”. It is a very symbolic expression, but … Continue reading

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Tom Vani | photography

http://www.tomvani.com/ Tom Vani, from the well-named serie ‘Ocean Galaxies’. A fantastic Milky Way where the white foamy rivulets seem to have a life of their own , surging from a deep, black infinity. .

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http://www.waynelevinimages.com/images/index.php?album=FISH%20SCHOOLS&image=Column%20of%20Akule%20%28SC-215%29.jpg Wayne Levin (Los Angeles 1945-), ‘Column of Akule’, ‘Fish School’ serie . (Hawai’ian fish, also known as “big-eyed scad”. ) Between order and chaos … animal order and human chaos. ‘Approaching Swimmers’,’New Images’ serie.

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http://www.photographer.ru/gallery/47.htm?pic=7 The loneliness of things once loved. Galina Loukyianova, serie ‘Dom-2′(house),1981-1987, picture 7/27. Link found through Snezanabr (see post below), thank you so much!

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http://www.photographer.ru/gallery/47.htm?pic=24 If you don’t know Snezanabr yet (and even if you do!), go and have a look at her pages. You will find beauty, poetry and deep feelings. This photograph by Galina Loukyianova is a good example. I coudn’t resist … Continue reading

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The Hereford Photography Festival – introduction

http://www.photofest.org/2008/exhibits2008.htm A very symbolic ‘Twirling Wires’ from the serie ‘Shadow Chamber’ by Roger Ballen, a South-African geologist turned photogapher. He was born in New York ,1950. More images here ( and in-depth analysis in both english and french).

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Roads and rain: photographs by Abbas Kiarostami | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/gallery/2009/may/19/abbas-kiarostami-photography-exhibition?picture=347597600 The Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami ( Tehran, Iran 1940) is also a remarquable photographer. I like this black and white composition, its minimalism and its strict geometry. There is rythm in that vast landscape, black-white, black-white…up into the … 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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