A youth in stockings and a robe, in a cold light, with two slightly different framings and shades (the first, bluer and colder and also a bit… Read more “In love with this porcelain-like skin”
The very best post I have seen in months. Absolutely brilliant, and quite disturbing.
People Matching Artworks: An Unusual Photo Series By Stefan Draschan.
Most of us were bored at some museum at least once in our lives – except this guy! France-based photographer Stefan Draschan always keeps himself entertained at art galleries by creating his own art projects.
One of those projects is “People matching artworks”. Although at first Draschan’s images seem perfectly staged, the secret behind them is actually patience. The photographer enjoys visiting different museums mostly in Paris, Vienna and Berlin where he waits for visitors to suddenly match with a piece of art in a funny way. The result is these humorous and unique pictures of unexpected harmony between people and the artworks they’re facing. It’s usually the outfits that match the art, but there are also people who match with the paintings because of their hair styles and colors, or…
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Hi 🙂 I am sorry I have neither the time nor the push to explain why I come back so suddenly, without having been here for months.… Read more “Pride – Celebrating Stonewall 1969, and long beyond”
1- White chalk and sanguine on a picture. . 2- Same drawing in reversed colours. . No unauthorised copying or redistribution. All Rights Reserved.
Sometimes –oftentimes, when you grow older– memories gain a new meaning. Recalled with a changed mind, they are deeply touching and revealing. Pictures help a lot with… Read more “Looking back in Awe”
Some portraits remain in the memory no matter how long ago they were taken. To me, this is one of them. It tells me, and reminds me,… Read more “Portrait from Beyond”
This pic below is not a selfie, and it is not blurred –or not much–; it is not made in my home, either. It is part of… Read more “Never cry wolf if you called it. Let it seize you. (Joyfully contributing to portrait the future)”
Holding the camera below the hip, shooting without looking through the visor, Joan Colom i Altemir (Barcelona, 1921-2017) photographed the people and their everyday life on the… Read more “Portraits around the neighbourhood (the part you throw away…), by Joan Colom i Altemir – 1960s & 2010”
–“Barcelona is a liberal city with a vast community of gays, transgenders and transsexuals. It is a colorful microcosm in which it’s easy to lose oneself”, writes Paola… Read more “Life as a Transsexual in Barcelona”
In a post here, and also in my sister’s blog, from past January 18th: «A Pictorial Tribute – Delvaux’s “Ari”, and a sort of family portrait» , I… Read more “A Pictorial Tribute (II) – Delvaux’s “Ari” better explained and illustrated”
1- Everybody, disregarding physical appearance, may enhance and stir up their beauty by reading a lot – Then, take care of it: never stop learning. [Inspired by… Read more “First Rules of Beauty”
This may seem -it seems, indeed- a silly photograph with a clumsy framing, but I like it; most especially because it figures someone dear coming into view… Read more “A peep into the objective, years ago”