James Webb space telescope: art & science

Quantum Elements FC No 4472 copyright 2020 Douglas Stockdale - ArtNews today provided an interesting update on the James Webb space-telescope and informed me about some scientific/artistic insights that are applicable to my Quantum Elements series. While working on the earthly aspects of Quantum Mechanics, I am taking artistic liberties as to what might visually... Continue Reading →

Negative Perspective

Untitled #192801 (Anthropogenic Crisis series) copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale - Yes, a literal negative perspective of one of my Memory Pods photographs that I was evaluating and tweaking late last night in the full spirit of my Experiment/Play process. I am not sure fully what to make of these negative (inverted) images of this and... Continue Reading →

Reticulation patterns

Caustic Networks #9793 (Quantum Elements series) copyright 2020 Douglas Stockdale - While working on the series of photographs that investigates the sub-atomic world of particle physics, I have not really been calling much attention to the visual aspects of what results. Such that when the image is deconstructed and distilled into black and white, such... Continue Reading →

Quantum Elements – magical events

Quantum Elements (Caustic Network #165000) copyright Douglas Stockdale 2021 - My Quantum Elements series continues to evolve as I am really fascinated with the macro aspect of particle physics, those things that occur at the sub-atomic level, but yet provides evidence of the events that we can not see occurring. So cool. This is another... Continue Reading →

May the 4th be with You!

Caustic Networks #0479 copyright Douglas Stockdale 2021 In a Galaxy Far, Far Away... Okay, who might not be a Star Wars fan? When I experience my first Star Wars movie long, long ago, I was hooked. I am old enough that this was also the very first release of the very first Star Wars movie... Continue Reading →

Shutter Speed experimentation

As I announced last week in conjunction with my purchase of a 55mm extension tube for my Hasselblad, its's spring, plants are starting to bloom and that it's also Memory Pods time of year again. While discussing this project during my artist talk in March in conjunction with the exhibition of this body of work... Continue Reading →

Nude Descending a Staircase (after de Kooning)

I was making a personal transition with my artwork from the literal to something less literal, deviling into abstraction when I became aware of Marcel Ducamp's Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2, which I found fascinating. It was from that artwork that I started to study the Abstract Expressionist, first Arshile Gorky then Willem de... Continue Reading →

Second Vaccine shot – Done!

Yes, I just received my second COVID vaccine shot yesterday afternoon. Cool! Just a little bit sore spot on my arm, but otherwise, no issues. Being a science-geek and involved with pharmaceutical development, I believe in the science of vaccines. I have never thought of the earth being flat. I understand that the full immunization... Continue Reading →

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