|The Addison Woolley Gallery|
Not in the taking of the pictures but in the ideology of photographic art.
It seems now if you have a smidgin of an eye (not required) and a camera phone (required) you can snap and post any picture as art on Facebook and be instantly recognized as a photo artist. That's powerfully cool but it's not for everyone.
My view changed Yesterday I read a quotation from Walker Evans
" Whether he is an artist or not,
the photographer is a joyous sensualist,
for that simple reason that the eye traffics feelings, not thoughts"
|Detail from Darrell Taylor's Transfiguration, Assumption ...|
Why go to the Addison Woolley Gallery to see the show "Ephemeral Nature & Sureallagories"
Because your good mind needs good art!
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