Photographs with Text

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In my teens, I started painting and writing. Pop Art, Op Art, and the beginnings of Conceptual Art were everywhere. Psychedelia either added or confused things, depending on how one addressed that series of artistic and personal choices. Because of the artistic pre-occupation with ‘media’, it was inevitable that images and words mixed into interesting yet homogenous ways. Consider this …

Week Ten Reflections

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Several days were taken up ‘looking’ at art and photography, this past week. I separately posted about the McCullin show – just brilliant. I won’t repeat the details, but the reflections on how people ‘consumed’ the McCullin, Van Gogh and Arbus shows have helped me think about what I want to do in the FMP. The audiences: McCullin: reverential, thoughtful, …