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Bernard Tullen, peinture

http://bernardtullen.com/htm/image_2002_16.htm Hazy monochromatism. It creates a distance. This little street scene seems to be happening at a far away place, and far away in time. A myopic impression that forces us to look at this painting more intently, as we … Continue reading

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Somewhat Gay and Graceful (Getty Museum)

http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=105203&handle=li Manuel Alvarez Bravo (Mexico 1902-2002), ‘Somewhat gay and graceful’ 1942. From the pages: the author ” achieved this jarring, flattened perspective by photographing from an oblique angle. Despite the title’s reference to poise, everything in the image… appears transitory … Continue reading

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