Between 1921-1923 Man Ray photographed fellow Surrealist Duchamp as his alter-ego Rrose Sélavy. The name is most likely a French pun ‘Rose,’ resembling eros (or romantic love); Sélavy resembling “c’est la vie” (that’s how life is). 419 more words
My father wanted me to write about art destruction and how
people have destroyed art accidentally or for, let’s face it, sadistic pleasure.
What he has yet to realise is that in the “art world” destroying art is also an… 349 more words
In Exercise 2 we are asked to look back over holiday photos and to try to remember your motivation for taking them. I have so many that I have taken and so many that mean a lot to me for various reasons. 2,174 more words
“I don’t like contemporary art, because I can’t understand it. What does the artist really want to express?” People often complain about contemporary art and its difficulty to be understood. 700 more words