This is a worthwhile film about the 19th-century luminary Ernst Haeckel. I just watched it on DVD. The special features indicate that it took 22 years to make! The filmmaker creates elaborate animations of Haeckel's scientific artwork using old-school editing techniques, because he was first inspired to make the film before PCs went mainstream. Amazing.... Continue Reading →
There's this rule in art and photography that the eye likes to see pictures broken up into thirds. Well, maybe not broken up but, properly said, proportioned in thirds. I don't always follow it because rules are made to be broken. But this photo is a good example of the law of thirds. In this... Continue Reading →
This review also appears at Earthpages.org When I first saw the title of Matt Webber’s film - Beyond the Barbed Wire: An Artist’s View of The Holocaust - I was a bit apprehensive. The holocaust is never an easy topic to deal with. And I’ve been under the weather with a cold, so my defenses... Continue Reading →
I haven't been posting here for a few days, partly because things have been hopping at earthpages.org | earthpages.ca and there's only one of me. Also, I've been working on a new blog that uses that funky new template for photographs. I haven't added too many photos yet but plan to in the future. Check... Continue Reading →
I really enjoyed this, even if some of the images morph a bit quicker than I would have liked.
Frank Zappa on Crossfire Here he is, some 22 years later, still as vibrant and ripping as always. When I was watching this I felt like screaming out... REPRESENTATION REPRESENTATION... the word you're looking for is REPRESENTATION... and it is not necessarily the same thing as ADVOCACY. Still, I admire the way Zappa for the... Continue Reading →
Finally... someone/something truly interesting! Here's a woman who's being hailed as the 'Petite Picasso.' http://www.nechita.info/FR_SET_ARTWORK.htm