“Design and the Elastic Mind” at the MOMA →
benjamin donalson on Not taking a photograph
Reflecting on pictures not made is when photography has its closest relation to film in my imagination. I can play these un-photographed moments back with stunning clarity if, at that moment I was thinking to myself “this is something that should be worthy of making a picture of”. At these very particular moments, my attention seems greater than any paid at the time of studying something as I...
Photographs are great hyperbolists, capable of convincing us that, with the...– Sarah Karnasiewicz
THE STYLE PRESS →
Consuming And Producing Culture by Dzifa Benson →
Can the consumption of pop culture corrupt ‘high’ art, and therefore spoil whatever ‘true’ culture I may aspire to in my writing?
Vik Muniz: Art with wire, thread, sugar,... →
Vik Muniz delights in subverting the expected. He creates images from wire, thread, sugar, chocolate, even dust and clouds that simultaneously comment on art and are art. In a charming talk, he describes how growing up in Brazil turned him into a trickster, and shows lots of his work — gorgeous photographs and constructions filled with mischievous spirit.