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Surrealism and the three pillars of Henri Cartier-Bresson

This post is a first draft and will be gradually updated.

Henri Cartier-Bresson remains the photographer of the “decisive moment“. Apart from being influenced by the Cardinal de Retz decisive way of thinking, HCB also had 2 ohter pillars! 596 more words

Photography

Spontaneity According to The Cubist: Andre Lhote

La Danse au bar (Gypsy Bar), Andre Lhote

One of the novelist-bloggers that I follow, Christina Baker Kline, posted a quote by Andre Lhote (1923) that to me gets at the heart of writing (because that’s the craft, or some would argue… 149 more words

Art And Politics

Learning From the Masters

The essence of art is sensitivity.  How does one retain the freshness of sensitivity?  Answer: By working without worry, freely.  How does one work freely?  By possessing a technique which permits one to work spontaneously:  it is necessary, therefore, to possess the elements of this technique.  42 more words

Creative Process