monotype- a single print taken from a design created in oil paint or printing ink on glass or metal.
” There is this moment when people see a well constructed miniature: a surprised drawing-in of breath, a disbelief that something so small could look so real. This is what I chase.” – Emily Boutard, one time lawyer, now a full time architecture student and creator of ‘little architecture.’
(Photo- Emily Boutard)
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…’Berlin, The Remembrances Of A Camera’ Travel Booklet c. 1950.
” We are in Berlin, in a town that no one easily forgets, though in each case for a different reason. Now look! Over there is an omnibus. A lady gets out. Is she a Berliner? Or possibly an American or a Swiss? She hurries away, perhaps to a rendez-vous. The omnibus, that bright yellow Berlin double-decker, rumbles on.
Civil War portrait pillow from Nectar.
(Photo- Martha Browne)
Originally from North Carolina, thirty-something artist Damian Stamer often taps into his southern childhood memories for inspiration. He uses his own photographic images as backdrops for the more distorted, abstract oil paints he applies. The results are a fascinating combination of then and now.
The Americano, 2013
#14. Photography- ‘Deep South‘ By Sally Mann, 2005.
” Living in the South often means slipping out of temporal joint, a peculiar phenomenon that I find both nourishes and wounds. To identify a person as a Southern suggests not only that her history is inescapable and formative but that it is also impossibly present. Southerns live uneasily at the nexus between myth and reality, watching the mishmash amalgam of sorrow, humility, honor, graciousness, and renegade defiance play out against a backdrop of profligate physical beauty.”
(Photo- Sally Mann)