Bernd & Hilla and Me

as mentioned –The New Objectivity’s focus on the objective world resonated with later photographers like Bernd and Hilla Becher, who became influential artists and teachers highly regarded for their typological studies of various architectural structures. Bernd and Hilla Becher, Coal Bunker, GB 1973 And this Sachlichkeit do also, I must confess, resonate with me — here … More Bernd & Hilla and Me

Fjøløy Lighthouse

Still testing my new camera, I decided to take a day off and visit Fjøløy Lighthouse, a 45 minutes drive from where I usually spend my days. Fjøløy Lighthouse was built in 1849. The lighthouse station comprises the light, the engine house, a house, an outhouse and a boathouse. The lighthouse was automated in 1977, but the … More Fjøløy Lighthouse

Alec Soth

I found these images on the web — and I really have to share them with you From Alec Soth: Sleeping by the Mississippi The pictures are made by Alec Soth, there is a lot more information and many images to be found on the web, I’ll just add a short video & then you can look around … More Alec Soth

At the end of the day, writing has very little to do with writing, and much to do with life

I first became aware of the work of Sarah Ruhl, award winning playwright, in a great post by Deborah Barlow. Barlow’s text made it clear that Ruhl was someone I would need to read. 100 Essays I Don’t Have Time to Write is a book for writers & artists, for feminists, for women, for parents and for those dreaming of … More At the end of the day, writing has very little to do with writing, and much to do with life

maximum meaning in the simplest possible form

 Anne Truitt: I have never allowed myself, in my own hearing, to be called a minimalist. Because minimal art is characterized by nonreferentiality. And that’s not what I am characterized by. [My work] is totally referential. I’ve struggled all my life to get maximum meaning in the simplest possible form. Anne Truitt: Heading South, 1988 , Acrylic … More maximum meaning in the simplest possible form

topoanlysis

“Of course, thanks to the house, a great many of our memories are housed, and if the house is a bit elaborate, if it has a cellar and a garret, nooks and corridors, our memories have refuges that are all the more clearly delineated. All our lives we come back to them in our daydreams. … More topoanlysis