Andy Warhol – Tate Modern

11th August 2020 "ART IS WHAT YOU GET AWAY WITH" Andy Warhol Andy Warhol was the son of immigrants who became an American icon. A shy gay man who became the hub of New York’s social scene. An artist who embraced consumerism, celebrity and the counter culture – and changed modern art in the process.He was... Continue Reading →

Exercise 4.8 Emulation

JOURNEY London Road South 28th May 2020 My idea for an ongoing series called JOURNEY is inspired by Boris Mikhailov's series, 'Structures of madness,' which I have written about in the blog post Boris Mikhailov. This series is one of Mikhailov's artist books where he has photographs and drawings presented loosely together. My concept is... Continue Reading →

Peter Fraser

03rd March 2020 Also look at Peter Fraser's close shots of found phenomena at http://www.peterfraser.net. These photographs either create for find salient and amusing new meanings in everyday objects. The 'visual' description of their images is not what the work is 'about', but the effect of a juxtaposition, arrangement or phenomenon.OCA Foundations in Photography Course... Continue Reading →

Truth: Larry Clark – Tulsa

I bought this book in response to a post I have written about Nan Goldin and her work 'The Ballad of Sexual dependency.' While researching I found that Goldin's biggest influence was the work 'Tulsa' by Larry clark, she stated in an interview, “Larry Clark’s book that was published in the 70’s called ‘Tulsa’ and,... Continue Reading →

Letting your photography tell a story

31st January 2020 Research the sequences of Duane Michals online.www.dcmooregallery.com/artists/duane-michals/series/sequencesOCA Foundations in Photography Course Folder pg122 I have written about Michals for my blog on the 21st November 2019 and you will find the research under the heading, Research point - Sequence: Muybridge, Michals, Arnatt, Hilliard and Ruscha, here. I have just researched the above... Continue Reading →

Richard Billingham – Ray’s a Laugh

22nd January 2020 Take a look at Richard Billingham's Ray's a Laugh - a collection of family portraits originally taken as visual research for a painting project.It's important to make a distinction here between what we know through experience and verbal language and what is specifically visual.OCA Foundations in Photography Course Folder pg117 WOW! The... Continue Reading →

Truth: Nan Goldin – The Ballad of Sexual Dependency

13th January 2019 In this assignment I saw a division between ‘photographic truth’ and ‘photographic fiction’ within self-portraiture. With this in mind I recommend you look into the following artists: ‘Truth’: Nan Goldin – The Ballad of Sexual Dependency – not all self-portraits in the literal sense but does include some plus the work as a... Continue Reading →

The Last Resort

09th December 2019 Happy to say I have bought a signed edition of Parr's The Last Resort: Introduced by Gerry Badger (2018).United Kingdom, Dewi Lewis Publishing When Martin Parr’s The Last Resort was first published and exhibited in 1986 it divided both critics and audiences alike. Some saw it as the ‘finest achievement to date’ of colour... Continue Reading →

Research Point – Sequence: Muybridge, Michals, Arnatt, Hilliard and Ruscha

21st November 2019 Images in sequenceWhat defines a sequence, as opposed to a series, is the connectivity of the images in time or concept...... Can you identify how each of these artists is using sequence differently? look for inspiration.OCA Foundations in Photography Course Folder pg 102 I am looking forward to researching this exercise and... Continue Reading →

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