Evaluating alternative in-transit abstractions

While working on my Instant Nomad series, I am evaluating a number of different photographs that have some abstract qualities such that it may be difficult to tell what is going on and where it was taken. In the case of these three photographs there is a central shape that hints that the subject may... 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 →

Hard edge abstractions

In the 1960's there were a series of hard edge schools of abstraction, most notely Op-Art and Color Field. Besides the hard edges, with sharply defined borders, the artwork incorporated flat fields of color within the shapes. The hard edge painting was an America West Coast style of painting as compared to the gestural form... Continue Reading →

Abstraction – art musings

I am not sure where I recall reading that Abstraction in art is relative to the eyes of the beholder. Or maybe that's just my rendition on the subject. Last month I wrote about my current 'Cover-19' series inspired by Quantum Mechanics and particle physics that explains some of the things we see if we... Continue Reading →

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