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Art History - Pin-up

I’ve recently had several requests for pin-up style photo shoots. Pin-up is like no other kind of model photography I’ve ever done. Not only does the photographer have to know what they’re doing, the model has to be completely committed to the style, while also knowing how to move and pose. 457 more words


Assignment One

After a hiatus of about ten years, I decided to start writing a diary again on my 39th birthday.  The idea of this was to find a place to settle with my own thoughts, even if just for a moment. 297 more words


Rijks (space) Museum, Amsterdam (Review)

I bought tickets to the museum in May last year, as part of birthday gift to my lover. We did not get to use it until yesterday. 475 more words

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Courting Blakness Public Art Installation

Courting Blakness: Recalibrating Knowledge in the Sandstone University The Courting Blakness: Recalibrating Knowledge in the Sandstone University public art installation is now officially open in the Great Court (last day 28 September 2014). 156 more words


Film Flashback: Red Desert

Film Flashback: Red Desert

What we encounter in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Red Desert (1964) is the most paradoxical reading of modernity offered yet, which presents us with a final conclusion to his previous trilogy of films (L’Avventura, La Notte, L’Eclisse) . 1,795 more words


Forrest Bess: Middlesex

Among the giants (Rothko, Still, and Pollock) represented by the Betty Parsons gallery in the 50’s and 60’s, there roamed the small but potent work of an artist named Forrest Bess. 351 more words

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Qu'est-ce qu'un tête, Giacometti?

Alberto Giacometti’s portraits are some of my favorite 20th century works, and the painter himself is probably one of my very favorite artists. Critics laud his work, as they should, but he was also wise, his observations penetrating, and his tireless work ethic an inspiration. 2,167 more words

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