More black and white/surreal inspiration: Jaromír Funke, a Czech avant-garde photographer
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Little known photographs by Magritte
Best known for his surrealist paintings (think green apples and bowler hats), but Rene Magritte also utilized photography to create his surrealist vision. See the full article here.
Surrealism and Photography
The surrealist movement of the mid 1920s is probably best remembered by works from artists such as Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, or Georgio de Chirico. But surrealism was also represented by photographers and filmmakers, who found the new medium especially suited to creating images that … Continue reading Surrealism and Photography
Edvard Munch: Selfies
The famous Norwegian painter, whose work often portrayed dark, personal narrative themes, also dabbled in photography. At a time when it was uncommon (and technically very difficult) to turn the camera on oneself, he created a serious of “selfies”. Read the full article.
Lindbergh/Winogrand, Women on street
Juxtaposition of street photography and fashion aesthetics: Lindbergh/Winogrand, Women on street
Irving Penn still life
Not only for his vision of still life, but use of color, Irving Penn is a go-to for still life/series. Check out this article, and google more of his work.
Thinking about series…
A Photographic Series about Google
Wherein Google becomes a creative collaborator.
B&W sketches for identity…
Working on some free associations with images of personal interest; each is evocative of a mood and story.
Thinking about identity
Something to prick your brain regarding identity and what makes you you. The Mystery of Personal Identity: What Makes You and Your Childhood Self the Same Person Despite a Lifetime of Change