Doesn't tilt shift photography (or the fake photoshop version) look good? Having seen some of these shots it's hard not to look at the world in a slightly different way. Reminds me of Patrick Heron's claim that art doesn't reflect what we see but rather dictates what we see. In the case of tilt shift, … Continue reading Tilt shift: When what you see isn’t what you get
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Can Wikipedia entries on artists be improved?
Jonathan Jones has been complaining about the banal way in which Wikipedia covers art and artists. He cites the entry for Goya as an example. I thought I’d test this by checking out the entry on Patrick Heron, an artist I’d like to think I know a little bit about. Here’s what I found… Plenty … Continue reading Can Wikipedia entries on artists be improved?
Post-Secular Artist? Nine Reflections on the Art of Patrick Heron
The last few years have seen a deep questioning of the central tenets of the theory of secularisation. Far from growing less religious, as the prophets of the post-war period supposed to be our destiny, the world has become more infused with religious attitudes than ever. It is now intellectually respectable, if not yet fully … Continue reading Post-Secular Artist? Nine Reflections on the Art of Patrick Heron