☛ Whitney Museum of American Art: “Study for Nighthawks” by Edward Hopper, 1941 or 1942, fabricated chalk and charcoal on paper, 11 1/8 × 15 in. (28.3 × 38.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase and gift of Josephine N. Hopper by exchange. Ref. no. 2011.65 This drawing is one four studies […]
The LACMA offers the free Kubrick app which is loaded with rare documents from the Stanley Kubrick archive, including more than 250 iconographic items.
• By Philippe Theophanidis on February 9, 2013 ― Published in Art, Communication, Movies, Technology | Tagged: 2001: A Space Odyssey, app, archive, collection, exhibition, Kubrick, stewardess, still, videophone
☛ Tokyo Digital Museum: “’oji no yuki (Snow at Zojoji temple)” by Kawase Hasui, woodcut print, appr. 36cm x 47cm, 1953. Information from Christie’s. Large format retrieved through Ukiyo-e Search. © Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture. Click for a larger view. All the information pertaining to the four artworks presented here comes from […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on December 22, 2012 ― Published in Art, Illustration, Woodcut | Tagged: archive, collection, Hasui, Japan, resource, shin-hanga, snow, winter, woodblock printing, Zojoji Temple
☛ James Mollison Photography: “James & Other Apes”, 2004, Digital C-type prints, 50x68cm / 120x164cm, published by Chris Boot, 112 pages, 50 colour photographs. © James Mollison, 2011. Artist statement: While watching a nature program on primates I was struck by their facial similarity to our own. Humans are clearly different to animals, but the […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on August 17, 2011 ― Published in Art, Communication, Photography | Tagged: animal, apes, classification, collection, Derrida, face, human, identity, Levinas, taxonomy, visage