Wednesday, February 07, 2007

So where does painting start and photography end?

From Pedro Meyer of Zone Zero essay:

"I believe we have entered a new era where the once defined limits between photography and painting, and their respective fields of activity no longer have very meaningful boundaries."

And he is quoting Francis Bacon: "One thing which has never been really worked out is how photography has completely altered figurative painting.” It has been clear for quite some time now, however, that photography has in fact influenced painting. And yet, it remains unclear how painting has been"

read on and in pdf via lensculture

Roi Kuper. "Atlantis", first part of the: "To Eat of the Leviathan Flesh" trilogy 2007color prints 63 x 63 cm.

1 comment:

Jorge said...

I'll have to share this with all my photographer friends. Be well,
J.