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A3 Research: Paul Strand - Un Paese

Luzzara, a small town on the banks of the River Po in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy appears to be an unremarkable place but, in 1953, Paul Strand collaborated with the screen writer Cesare Zavattini to photograph it. 1,925 more words

Research & Reflection

Through the Female Lens: Gertrude Käsebier’s Indians

On the 18th of May 1852, leading American pictorialist photographer Gertrude Käsebier was born in Des Moines, Iowa. Artistically trained at the Pratt Institute, then in France and Germany, she started off as a magazine photo-illustrator, opening her own portrait studio on Fifth Avenue in New York at the end of the 19th century. 1,148 more words

Art History


A cynical statement on the mechanization of desire and sexuality, Francis Picabia’s Proto-Dada illustration was first published in Alfred Stieglitz’s magazine 291. Employing the style of commercial graphics found in trade magazines to downplay any notion of a highbrow and bourgeois art, the line drawing of a spark plug takes on a new meaning with the deeply ironical title. 9 more words


Inspiration or Appropriation?

Woodland fern

Calla Lilies

Dark Iris

Calla Lily

Inspiration or appropriation ?

I have been inspired by the work of Tina Modotti and in particular her… 591 more words

Letter To A Fellow Artist

Just this morning I sent off a package containing two book on the American photographer, Minor White to a friend and fellow artist. Minor White’s photographs changed the course of my life. 621 more words


Paul Strand: Photography & Film for the 20th Century

This exhibition is currently on the V&A, until July 3rd. Paul Strand (1890-1976) is undoubtedly one of the greatest and most influential photographers of the 20th century, particularly in terms of fine art and documentary photography. 289 more words


On inspiration...

whose work are you inspired by?

A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he is being photographed, and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he’s wearing or how he looks. 384 more words