Week Four Reflections – and Photographic DNA

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I have done my best to fulfil the requests of the course this week, despite my misgivings. I will not dwell much on this, other than to say that I had a written correspondence with Jesse on the subject. All ‘water under the bridge’. I am very much focusing on how best to maximise the next Cambodia trip, starting Tuesday, …

David Salle

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So why should I be fascinated with David Salle’s work? On the one hand, his fugitive style was a welcome break from conceptual art and minimalism – although he continued to work with monochrome fields. Whilst he was influenced by ‘Pop Art’, and in fact used photographs extensively in his work, Salle is not a story-teller. He was more interested in …