Wednesday, April 28, 2010
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I was excited about the idea of someday having an iPad portfolio but as Zack Seckler points out in this video about his there are some limitations, specifically the size of a print portfolio compared to large photo prints. Still a cool idea to show video, etc...
Posted by Matthew Sandager at 5:32 PM
The advent of the digital camera and the ever shrinking publishing world do not make for a great career in photography as explained in this New York Times article from last month.
Posted by Matthew Sandager at 10:58 AM
Sunday, April 25, 2010
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Thursday, April 15, 2010
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
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Just as I was getting so excited for the new season of The Deadliest Catch to start tomorrow, I was stunned to learn about the death this past february of Captain Phil Harris. He was always an amazing character to watch on the show and I am saddened to learn that he is gone, may he rest in peace.
Posted by Matthew Sandager at 11:46 PM
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
James Welling's Glass House show at David Zwirner consists of beautiful photographs he shot with a digital camera over a period of 3 years at Philip Johnson's Connecticut landmark. The colors are surprising and excite the effect of looking through a transparent structure. His lo-fi ability to change the color physically in his photographs heightens the effects we normally assume would be manufactured digitally.
"To achieve his luminous effects, the artist placed a variety of colored filters between lens and subject to introduce intense fields of color, transforming the image at the moment of exposure. In this new body of large-scale inkjet prints, Welling continues to explore his longtime interest in color phenomena and trichromatic (RGB) vision, the process by which our eyes and brain work together to perceive the visible spectrum. Welling first examined these ideas in 2005 with his Hexachromes, images of succulents photographed through colored filters. Begun at the same time as these works, the Glass House images were produced using many of the same filter combinations and layering effects."
Posted by Matthew Sandager at 3:09 PM
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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Sunday, April 4, 2010
The William Kentridge: Five Themes show at MoMA is amazing. There are so many rooms of his films and videos that one could stay for hours. I first saw his work in 2005 in the Italian Pavillion at the Venice Biennale. His use of stop action animated drawings combined with live action is unlike anything else. Below is an excerpt of his Journey to the Moon.
Posted by Matthew Sandager at 2:09 PM