Posts tagged “arts

Instagrammic

Posted on April 16, 2013

I like to group things that sort of ‘feel’ the same way (my sister would  probably  call it Oh.Cee.Dee) I think we all do grouping to a certain degree so we can: create, build a memory, formulate meaning or somethin’– PSY 101 baby!  Unearthing some deep thoughts here… These are some  cell phone shots that I have grouped from the last couple of weeks. Note: Some real photographers are not too keen on these new instragramic/ photo-face-lift apps, and you might not care what I think, BUT IIIII, to a very basic level  find it phenomenal that people who never took photos before are capturing images and able to express themselves though them, right? Isn’t that the whole point…?  You are not gonna become Steve Mc Curry…

Trésor

Posted on January 31, 2013

Calcutta the enchanted.  Historical artistry stored away on the walls and windows of this old city… Ahhhhh, Oui, Oui, Oui (I met some french people this week and now I am all Ratatouille).

May I never have enough of Calcutta.

May it be so.

Charm springs up in a sort of accidental way, you are walking and all of a sudden there is a stained glass window, an old rusted gate or a superbly painted wall; maybe a burst of color in a dark place or faded away letters. For those who love old, this is the place. period.

So these are some photos of an art college Aaron and I happened to go to this past weekend, as much as I liked the art exhibition I clearly LOVED the painted walls.

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The Art college was built circa 1864, I could not help but get a little Art Nouveau-ish  and inspired , these are some bewitching wallpapers and painting I like from that time.

Alphonse_Mucha_-_Peonies 1898Alphonse Mucha, Peonies 1898

William Morris AnemoneWilliam Morris, Anemone 

Maxfield_Parrish--The_Lantern-Bearers,_1908Maxfield Parrish, The Lantern Bearers 1908