"I think the darkness at the periphery of the work also comes from a desire to acknowledge a certain brutality inherent to the history of the western landscape, and to
"It is not as a blackout from his own memory but to revitalise the missing parts, to allow himself and the viewer to fall into the image, to find oneself
“The castle, which controls the populace, does so through an absolute production of its image. It is a tale in which plebian might is as disorganized as any contemporary parallel
“I apologize that so many men were mentioned. You have to understand that the books of history are uncomfortably weighted towards testicles”
“The paintings are beautifully grotesque and at one with the human condition. The bubbling and fungal masses are crude stand-ins for our own nature of fucking, feasting and dying”
"You have to be prepared to look in the ‘low’ places in our visual culture as well as the ‘high’. You have to be a rag picker as much as
Often blurred and seeming to blend into interiors, Woodman’s photographs evoke a haunting, haunted world wherein her own physical self appears to vanish—or emerge—before our eyes.
Berenice Abbott. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman. Negative c. 1930/Distortion c. 1950 The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook at MoMA through April 21, 2013 By Lew Schwartz,
Man Ray made his “rayographs” without a camera by placing objects-such as the thumbtacks, coil of wire, and other circular forms used here-directly on a sheet of photosensitized paper and
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The Mysteries of the Chateau de De // Les Mystères du Château de Dé Les Mystères du Château de Dé (English: The Mysteries of the Chateau of Dice) is a