Everything related to art, in a very broad sense of the term. This category will include works and reflexions about design, photography, literature, movies, music, dance, architecture, comic, illustration, installations, and so on.
☛ Joseph O. Holmes Photography: Roxy Theater, Northampton, PA, from The Booth series, 2012. © Joseph O. Holmes. Used with permission. Joseph O. Holmes is an award-winning photographer based in Brooklyn, New York (not to be confused with Joseph Holmes from Kensington, California). In 2012, he made a series about the disappearing art of film […]
The vast has to be distinguished from the vague or indefinite. They please the mind for the same reasons, or for reasons of the same type. But the vast is not necessarily vague, and the vague is not necessarily vast. Nonetheless, these qualities are always similar in terms of the effect they have on the […]
☛ Saul Leiter: Early Color by Saul Leiter, Göttingen: Steidl, 2008, “Don’t Walk”, 1952. Image retrieved from The New Yorker. © Saul Leiter. American photographer Saul Leiter died on November 26 in New York. In the “Introduction” he wrote for a book about Saul Leiter published in Thames & Hudsons Photofile series, American art historian […]
☛ Christie’s: “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” by Francis Bacon, oil on canvas, in 3 parts, each: 78 x 58 in. (198 x 147.5 cm.). Image retrieved from Christie’s e-Catalogue (requires Flash), pp. 26-27. This triptych from 1969 ―not to be confused with “Three Studies For Portrait of Lucian Freud” which I wrote about earlier― […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on November 28, 2013 ― Published in Art, Painting | Tagged: body, Dan Mellamphy, Deleuze, Francis Bacon, Gilbert Simondon, image, isolation, line, McLuhan, representation, violence