Photography

Photoshop Before Photoshop: Ansel Adams and James Dean

March 8, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday.   Photoshop Before Photoshop Our post, ANSEL ADAMS, AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEFORE PHOTOSHOP ,(2013), has been a perennial favorite since its publication in February, 2013. The popularity of the post is epitomized by the Before and After prints of Adams’ iconic image, “Moonrise,” which […]

2017 – The Merger of Science and Art – The Universe and Beyond …

December 28, 2016 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. SCIENCE AND ART Often a false dichotomy serves as the basis for much of the debate in Economics, Politics, and even in Science, and Art. The false dichotomy wrongly assumes that the answer is either this or that – there are only two […]

Elton John’s Extraordinary Modernist Photography Collection at Tate Modern

December 7, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba Elton John’s extraordinary  collection  of modernist photography is on exhibit at Tate Modern, until May 7, 2017. The BBC has published  an article along with stunning images from the exhibition.Some of those images are shown below, in a large format so that the […]

Surrealism – More Than a Prank?

September 28, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba Surrealism – More Than a Prank? Surrealism “drew upon the private world of the mind, traditionally restricted by reason and societal limitations, to produce surprising, unexpected imagery.” (Source: The MET) Origins “Surrealism originated in the late 1910s and early ’20s as a literary […]

Every Exhibition Held at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Presented in a New Web Site: 1929 to Present

September 21, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba Every Exhibition Held at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Presented in a New Web Site: 1929 to Present As written by Open Culture on September 19, 2016  : “We all hate it when we hear of an exciting exhibition, only to find […]

Berenice Abbott, Photographs At Martin Gropius-Bau Museum, Berlin

September 14, 2016. NEW POST GOES UP EVERY WEDNESDAY, by Jack Dziamba BERNICE ABBOTT, ARTIST As Anne Morin, the curator of Berenice Abbott, Photographs writes in the September 14, 2016 issue of L’Oeil de la Photographie, “The work of Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) played a decisive role in the history of photography and offered a new […]

CAN YOU REALLY CUT-UP FINE ART? RIJKSSTUDO by Rikjs Museum, Amsterdam

August 24, 2016. New Posts For July and August go up bi-weekly on Wednesdays by Jack Dziamba.                                                                                                        CHECK IT OUT Vacation Edition:                                                                                              FINE ART in the NEW MEDIA Rijksstudio is a great example of the use of New Media tools for Fine Art, and fulfills the mission of a museum to make art […]