“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
“For the most part, my characters are portrayed in some sort of deep concentration resulting in my personal interpretation: melancholy dream – expectation – prayers and enigmas”. Irina Ionesco is
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.
Brassai always insisted that none of his photographs was posed… By Marja Warehime, excerpt from Brassai: Images of Culture and the Surrealist Observer Brassai always insisted that none of his
Williams wrote me that there was a photographer there who took pictures of children and American flags in attics. Excerpt from The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays By Guy
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
Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925-1972) spent three months looking through an unfocused camera in order to “learn to see No-Focus.” By Rebekah Modrak, Bill Anthes, excerpt from Reframing Photography: Theory and
RALPH EUGENE MEATYARD (American, 1925-1972) Untitled, circa 1960 Gelatin silver, printed later 7-3/8 x 5 inches (18.7 x 12.7 cm) ASX CHANNEL: RALPH EUGENE MEATYARD
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“Billboards in any art are the first things that one sees—the masks might be interpreted as billboards. Once you get past the billboard then you can see into the past
Twirling Wires, 2001 This demonstrates in a fresh and very personal way photography’s intrinsic ability to lead beyond our usual conception of reality without resorting to visual exaggeration. Roger Ballen’s