Category Archives: Aesthetics

Of Beauty, and of Death

Forgive me with kindness for speaking of something as morose such as of beauty, and of death, in the same breath but both are breathing, iconic, mysterious, and often misunderstood.  Beauty and of death are seldom reflected in daily life given the emotional and spiritual weight they pay tribute to.  The world as we come […]

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Flora Nocturne – Still Lifes

Flora Nocturne is an analysis that compares and contrasts two visual constructs; Objective Poetic Transformation and Abstraction.  Objective poetic transformation is not a new idea and derives from photographic statements and criticism from the twentieth century.  Practitioners from Alfred Stieglitz to Edward Weston to Minor White were pursuant to purity, objective observations and gateways.  The […]

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Who is enjoying the shadow of whom…

In the year 1889, Oscar Wilde looked out the window of his London flat, as the fog rolled in, pondered about the great discourse of human observations, the iconic values of civilizations; beauty and truth. Taking on the Aristotelian constructs, and changing the dialogue of existing thinking about aesthetics and image making. Firing a shot […]

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