Posts Tagged ‘light’

I’m enthralled with these narrative paintings by Jerome Witkin. I love how full of content the images are. There’s soo much going on in each painting, and they’re so impeccably executed. The reflections, the way light hits the subjects, the intense presentation of details…there’s so much to appreciate I’m going to politely refrain from typing […]


mille fleurs

17Apr13

Victoria Selbach paints nude women, with a strong interest in the play of light and dark that falls onto the body. (This is perhaps most evident in the fourth image.) I love how deeply individual the women are portrayed.  Light sources are clear in each composition, and the fall of light onto the figures is […]


Vanessa Alarie created this beautiful paper installation, Euphoria v2, for an exhibition in Montreal, Canada. I was immediately drawn to the way these intricate forms create a play of light, shadows, and positive v. negative space. Measures 183 x 488 x 366 cm.  via.


beautiful steps

28Mar11

The following images are of installations designed by Lang & Baumann. The first, a 2009 project that was located in Warsaw, Poland, is made of aluminium soccer goals, wood, styrofoam, and sand. I like the subtlety of the unconventional placement of the soccer goals; they seem to belong on the water. I found Comfort #4 […]


tiny profiles

28Sep10

Little squares of color with precise folds = tiny profile shadows on the wall. Kumi Yamashita executed this concept beautifully. the 40 profiles are of 40 New Mexicans. I’ve been thinking a lot about the different ways to manipulate a shadow onto a wall, this project introduced the idea of subtle folds…if only I was […]