Tag Archive | creativity

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 […]

Kurt Vonnegut’s Master’s Thesis Rejected by University of Chicago

Vonnegut: Theory in Few Words “The ability to express an idea clearly and simply is a mark of genius.” (Me.) A Short Story “Vonnegut was a graduate student in Anthropology  [at the University of Chicago] from 1945 to 1947, after serving in World War II. Vonnegut left Chicago after his Master’s thesis, “’The Fluctuations Between […]

Samuel Beckett – 25 Minutes on the Internet – An Experiment

Time and the Internet The Internet” is now seen as the cause of short attention span. Before the Internet, the cause of a short attention span was assigned to Television. Before that … Some though assign the cause of short attention span to human nature, where the mind is constantly active , reacts to stimuli, and […]

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 […]

FINE ART IN THE NEW MEDIA – WILL THIS BE THE ART OF THE 21st CENTURY?

August  10, 2016, by Jack Dziamba. New Posts for July and August go up bi-weekly  every Wednesday.   ART IN THE 21st CENTURY* Below is a summary of Art in the 20th Century, with a timeline of the major developments from 1900 to 1945. It is not too early to look for what may become […]

VISIT THE MUNCH : VAN GOGH EXHIBITION via THE NEW MEDIA

The Van Gogh Museum has been a leader in the use of the New Media to make Art accessable to everyone, regardless of location, station, or wealth. Indeed, the first two posts of this blog which reports on the use of tools of the New Media by the Van Gogh Museum: The Van Gogh Museum, […]

Fine Art in the New Media – VISUAL LANGUAGE – Maison Européenne de la Photo – Do I Have to Know French?

September 9, 2015, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. VISUAL LANGUAGE The phrase,”Visual Language,” may equate with the old “A picture is worth a 1000 …”  As an experiment on the power of the visual image, and its ability to transcend the limitations of language, view the the video below (be sure to view it […]