Common Ground

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Lighting is an interesting thing. In photography, good lighting – and good use of that lighting – separates professionals and artists from the rest of us. At a party, the right amount of light keeps guests comfortable, but sane. In … Continued

Common Ground

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It’s funny how things come together sometimes, like finding a jigsaw piece under the table that suddenly brings the rest of the puzzle into focus. (Everyone else also did endless puzzles with their grandmothers and great aunts as a child, right?) I’ve been … Continued

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This weekend, Hypebeast shared some shots of Jen Stark’s latest exhibition on Instagram; the pop of color was just what my rainy Sunday needed. This morning, I happened across the work of Ian Davenport through Pinterest, with the same mood-brightening … Continued

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Sometimes, an artwork makes such an impression that it is easily recalled when I view something new that tugs at similar heartstrings; in other cases, the visual smorgasbord of the internet accidentally pairs pieces for me. I was completely taken with this … Continued

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Miranda Skoczek works in paint; Darbie Nowatka of Field Guide Design prefers paper. Here, both have offered some pretty stunning, colorful geometric designs. Head to Miranda’s portfolio for more of her work, and take home some paper ornaments of your … Continued

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Michael Mapes and Andrew Myers do not have much in common in their particular creative techniques – Mapes works in dissection and assemblage of photographs, Myers with paint and screws in bas-relief – but in these two pieces, the results … Continued

Common Ground

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Sometimes, art falls neatly into themes; more often, something strikes a chord that brings to mind an entirely unrelated work previously viewed. For me, these connections – the common ground – can be fascinating. I had tucked the photo-sculptural work … Continued