Category Archives: Art Work

Photographing Art (POV)

I often enjoy walking around the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ.  The sculptures by Seward Johnson are always on display since his “atelier” is located there.  The bronze sculpture, Sailing the Seine (1999), is especially fascinating to me. One … Continue reading

Posted in Art Work, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, Photographic Technique, SLR: Digital, United States | 1 Comment

Nakashima

This fence is found at the George Nakashima furniture gallery in New Hope, Pennsylvania.  The doors have become misaligned over time, but it appears that the wooden beam will continue to secure the gate a good while yet.   Share … Continue reading

Posted in Art Work, Historic Places, Interesting People, Pennsylvania, SLR: Digital, United States | Leave a comment

Photography & Reality

Croposis:  a disease rampant among photographers.  One might argue that the top of the image and perhaps a bit of the right side could be cropped away to remove extraneous detail in the background.  For me personally, the background gives … Continue reading

Posted in Art Work, Camera Formats, Interesting People, New Jersey, Photographic Technique, Pine Barrens, SLR: Digital, United States | 1 Comment

Movement

In this photo the people look like part of the sculpture.  Of course, the stones are static and the people are moving — or is it the other way around? “The Nine Muses” by Carlos Dorrien, 1990-97: Grounds for Sculpture, … Continue reading

Posted in Art Work, Hamilton, New Jersey, SLR: Digital, United States | 1 Comment

Stonework

“Space of Stones” is an interesting juxtaposition of fractured stones created by Magdalena Abakanowicz, 2002.  This reminds me of Stonehenge — although, in that analogy, the lintels would be missing. Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton NJ Share this:

Posted in Art Work, Hamilton, New Jersey, SLR: Digital, United States | 1 Comment

Dorion

This sculpture involves planar crystalline forms used to create a more complex structure. The reflecting pool adds to the dramatic effect.  I like the rigid form of the sculpture contrasted with the fluid form of the person walking along side … Continue reading

Posted in Art Work, Hamilton, New Jersey, Photographic Technique, SLR: Digital, United States | 1 Comment

Picturing Art

It has been said, if you want to take an important picture, take a picture of an important person. I would add, if you want to create an artistic picture, try composing a picture of artwork detail you admire. This … Continue reading

Posted in Art Work, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, SLR: Digital, United States, Waterscape | Leave a comment