Archive for category Art
I’m not surprised by this outcome. While photographing people through the windows of their homes might be a lot of things (creepy, rude, presumptuous, tacky), it’s NOT illegal.
People think they have so many more rights to privacy than they do but here’s the deal: If you’re in public, you are fair game. If you are in your yard, you are fair game (Google didn’t get anyone’s permission to put our houses on Google Street View, nor did they retake photos if there were people in them). And if you are inside your home standing at the window with the blinds open, you have legally forfeited a lot of your privacy rights.
[All photos in this post by Arne Svenson.]
Lady Bartender at Home with a Souvenir Dog, by Diane Arbus. If you’d like to know more about photographer Diane Arbus, I recommend the movie Fur, with Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey Jr.
I’ve spent most of the morning looking at the work of photographer Alexander Guerra. I’m infatuated. I might have to purchase one of his prints — in fact, I feel like I have to own one for my collection. The problem is, I’m not sure how I could choose just one.
Great Wall of China
Brooklyn, New York
Selfie at Crunch Fitness
Palm Springs, California
I’m not the type to criticize another artist’s work. And I do understand — and often appreciate — the understated artpiece. That said, I don’t always understand the purchasing habits of power art buyers. Not that I wouldn’t want to own a few of these (who in their right mind wouldn’t want an original Cindy Sherman?). But would I replace all of the art in my own home with all of them? No.
I love this series of images! Sadly, I can’t find any information about the photographer. Does anyone recognize this?
Louis Vuitton campaigns have become some of my favorite photography series. This sublime hotel series features supermodels Carolyn Murphy, Gisele Bundchen, Isabeli Fontana, and Karen Elson, as photographed by Steven Meisel. Creative direction is by Marc Jacobs, styling by Karl Templer, hair by Guido Palau and makeup by Pat McGrath. This is just so beautiful, I could only hope to capture something so fabulous. [Click to enlarge.]
I’d love to have a print of at least two of these. [Click to enlarge.]
All images in this post by Patty Maher.
These are from a series called Behind a Little House, taken in 2009 by Manuel Cosentino. This series is currently on display at the Klompching Gallery in Brooklyn (DUMBO), NY in its annual summer show, FRESH 2013. Each summer, the gallery features fresh voices in contemporary photography.
The exhibition opened on July 18th and runs through August 10th. [Click to enlarge.]
The images are 14 x 21 on 18.5″ x 25.5″ paper, limited edition of 15 + 2 APs, and are $1,100 each, unframed. Personally, I think they work best as a set.
This 30-foot sculpture is called Men at Sea and it’s by Svend Wiig Hansen, 1995. It sits on the coast of Denkark west of the town of Esbjerg. I think it’s incredibly creepy, but I also can’t stop looking at it. [Click to enlarge.]