photography

Five For Friday 132

“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.” – Pablo Picasso   Dario Moschetta The gorgeous, glitchy, frenetic paintings of Dario Moschetta are a recent find of mine—in fact, I couldn’t tell you […]

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Five For Friday 131

“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” – Bill Moyers   Alexandre Farto I am absolutely fascinated by the work of Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto who, in addition to using found objects and materials, carves his large-scale dramatic portraits directly into the surfaces of walls and buildings. I love that his work can only […]

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Craft & Vision Podcast: Mallory Morrison

In this episode, I had the pleasure of sitting down for a conversation with fine art photographer Mallory Morrison. Mallory uses her background in ballet and choreography to inform and inspire her gorgeous underwater narratives.  In this conversation, we talk about the evolution of her work, the power of subtle gesture and a new project called Deeply […]

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Craft & Vision Podcast: Henry Fernando

Henry Fernando, a photographer based in Ottawa, Canada practices something called contemplative photography, which takes a more mindful approach to photography and encourages a way of seeing the world without the preconceived notions attached to composition or subject matter. In this conversation, Henry and host Jeffery Saddoris discuss contemplative approach to his work and his […]

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Paris Photo LA 2015

Over this past weekend, I attended Paris Photo LA on the Paramount Pictures backlot. It’s the third time I’ve been to the show in as many years and in that time, it’s become the one show that I really look forward to. The fair has a fantastic cross-section of what’s happening in photography, with the […]

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On Taking Pictures 158: The Mayor of Fujitown

This week, standout work from last weekend’s Paris Photo LA and some observations on the growing trend of really big prints and really banal subject matter. Also, abstraction and alternative processes in mainstream photography. Plus, a revision on the “through the window” debacle from a few weeks ago. Scottish photographer Bill Anderson is our PotW. […]

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