Category Archives: Photography

Why you should stop taking pictures on your phone – and learn to draw

I saw this yesterday and thought it needed sharing. I’ve had to cut and paste, but the original article in the Philosophers’ Mail is here. “Whenever something looks interesting or beautiful, there’s a natural impulse to want to capture and … Continue reading

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Carrie Mae Weems At The Guggenheim

[The story so far: Our intrepid traveller and his wife, the Management, has visited the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. While he appreciated the curves of the Frank Lloyd Wright building, he has been disappointed by the two exhibitions he … Continue reading

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Sandra Bouguerch …Handle With Care

Unfortunately I missed Sandra Bouguerch’s last solo show in Sale so I was determined to see her new one at the Studios in New Mills, and the PV was last Friday. The exhibition, called … Handle with Care, is about … Continue reading

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Man and the Natural World

Before I tell you about a photographic exhibition I went to the other day, I want to mention the ESTA application for our trip to New York next month. Does anyone know what ‘moral turpitude’ is? I’m certain I’ve never … Continue reading

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Loretta Lux (1969, German)

I love the weird work of Loretta Lux.

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Altrincham Arts Festival

Carole Evans was born and brought up in Altrincham before leaving for Uni. Visiting the town to see her parents over the succeeding years allowed her to see the degeneration of her hometown. Being a photographer she started to record … Continue reading

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Paintings and Photographs – What Should Be The Relationship?

Today there was a Huffpost tweet about “a mind blowing art revelation”. This related to work about a Korean realist painter called Kang Kang Hoon, whose paintings look just like photographs. My immediate reaction was simply ‘why?’ What was the … Continue reading

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