A review of the Brett Weston exhibit from the Akron Beacon Journal
Not exactly “landscapes” per say, but these photos seem to convey a strong sense of place, and provide a context for the specific subject matter that reinforces the photographer’s point of view: Mesmerising Photographs of Frescoes in a Florentine Monastery
More black and white/surreal inspiration: Jaromír Funke, a Czech avant-garde photographer
Black and white photos by Gianni Berengo Gardin of everyday life in Italy from the middle of the last century: 20th-Century Photographs of Italians Doing Nothing At All
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.
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.
Welcome to the Tri-C Photo II class who will be using this blog to augment and follow along with their own blog posts.
“I think the best word is abstract,” Eggleston said. “Bach was not trying to tell a story with his music. And that’s attractive to me. I don’t know why.”