his imagination may have been wild, but his draftsmanship was honed and precise
..do all four of a horses legs move off the ground at the same time?
his work has been called ‘vast’ ‘splashy. ‘entertaining and sometimes ‘unbelievable’,,,
We read so much about Spyware and CCTV cameras being installed as deterrents against crime. Then there are numerous stories of stalking and identity theft, as well as court cases involving newspapers violating privacy laws. Most people really value their privacy, but there is also a bit of voyeurism in us all that makes us just want to take a peek atContinue reading “Weird and Wacky ‘Make it Snappy!’”
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= I came across this interesting video today about an exhibition of Francis’ Bacon‘s work called ‘Francis Bacon, A Terrible Beauty. The exhibition, which ran from 28th October 2009 – 7th March 2010 was at the Hugh Lane City Gallery, Dublin Ireland. Although I didn’t manage to get to this exhibition, I have been toContinue reading “Bacon by Lightbulb”
Just a few pictures that we took today when we were out and about Manchester. Some of them are quite abstract, and it would probably help if we had a decent camera. No matter though, we enjoyed taking them. Some of them surprised us at how glamorous they look – compared to real thing. They sayContinue reading “Out and About Manchester”
Time for some more art experiments: I was going through some pics taken when the snow was about (shhhhhh, better whisper in case it hears me and comes back …) and I thought I’d have a bit of fun with the images. These are the pics I took – yes, nothing special to write home about,Continue reading “My art experiments – Pretend playing in the pretend snow”
It’s American Surrealist photographer Man Ray’s birthday today. Born in 1890 -1976: original name Emmanuel Radnitzky, is best known for his work as a photographer though he thought of himself as a painter. He contributed to the Surrealist and Dada movements and was reknown as a fashion and portrait photographer. He liked to refer to theseContinue reading “Happy Birthday Man Ray!”