[RESEARCH] National Portrait Gallery – William Eggleston

[W] http://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/eggleston/exhibition.php   William Eggleston is a pioneering American photographer renowned for his vivid, poetic and mysterious images.   This exhibition of 100 works surveys Eggleston’s full career from the 1960s to the...

[RESEARCH]S+Art – Portraits without people

[W] http://startstudioarts.si.edu/2012/06/portraits-without-people.html   Portrait of Dennis Hopper (2006) by Robert Weingarten   In art, we have come to understand “portrait” to mean having your face directly reproduced in another medium; however, Robert...

[RESEARCH] Behance – Portraits without People

[W] https://www.behance.net/gallery/24889145/Portraits-without-People Jessica Nonnenman “This photo essay is a series of family portraits. ” “Rather than depicting faces, the series shows collections of tools and objects belonging to my family...

IAP-A5-P1-Research Point 1

Research Point 1 BACK We were asked to read chapter 4 of the Charlotte Cotton Book The Photograph as Contemporary Art, I read and reviewed this book when I was studying The Art of Photography, but in deference to the course module I picked it back of the shelf and sat...

IAP_A5 Reflection Point 1

A5 Reflection Point 1 BACK As this is my reflection on the questions asked I will address them in turn as I see them others may disagree Where does that leave the photographer? As storyteller or history writer? There seems to me to be a place for both in the world...

Exercise 4.5

Exercise 4.5 BACK I finally settled on the words of Abraham Lincoln as he is a much quoted man and had much to say a lot of which was very wise. I sourced a set of quotes and broke it down to four main texts that in some way inspired an image in me the result of which...