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Photo of the day

Duane Michals, Things are Queer, 1973. Read the post for more photos from the series.

From the book: Duane Michals, Things are Queer. (Cologne: Edition Anne & Jürgen Wilde, 1973).


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“It is no accident that you are reading this. I am making black marks on white paper. These marks are my thoughts. And although I do not know who you are reading this now, in some way the lines of our lives have intersected here on this paper. 177 more words

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Duane Michals Seasons Sequence|Perceptions of Nature Exhibition

These four chromogenic prints are respectively entitled The Wintergarden’s White (2006), In Spring All Seems Green (2007), Summer is a Carnival of Cotton Candy Pink  250 more words


the flow of the scale…

This 1973 series of nine photographs by Duane Michals (1932, -) is a short narrative piece with a twist at each step, a discovery of an unexpected level of reality at each new shot. 57 more words

I think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody’s face in a photograph. 11 more words


152MC: Sketchbook (What is a Narrative?)

After looking into the work of Wes Anderson and Sofia Coppola it made me question what a narrative truly is and whether it can be shown through still images rather than in moving image such as films and documentaries. 247 more words