At least 15 of the 34 paintings attributed to Vermeer feature a window on the left.
In ‘Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window’, the open window suggests that the woman wants to extend her domestic sphere. 79 more words
From the book Creators: From Chaucer and Dürer to Picasso and Disney, Paul Johnson on the shitty, unfair and callously underappreciated lives of the world’s most undeniably creative people, who bring pleasure, beauty and inspiration to thousands or millions of people… plus Henrik Ibsen’s splendid but bonkers riposte. 400 more words
As a special treat, I turn my blog over to Annie Whitehead, indieBRAG honouree and author of Alvar the Kingmaker and To Be A Queen… 2,100 more words
Along with the panoramic pinhole from Week 11, I got a prototype 6×4.5 pinhole from Vermeer. One thing I love about both of these designs compared to my other Vermeer pinholes is the integral filter ring, which makes it easy to add ND filters or color filters for b&w. 280 more words