A couple of weeks ago I said I would visit the work of Matt Finn, having learned about him from a talk by Francesca Genovese of Francesca Meffeo Gallery. Though a shorter post than I normally like to write, I have made a few notes here regarding my response to this work.
I have long been fascinated by galleries and how images find their way into them via representation – it has always been a mystery to me. The presentation by Francesca Genovese of Francesca Meffeo Gallery this week answered so many of my questions and raised some key points which, for me, had particular relevance. Continue reading
Believed to be one of the first woman photographers to work in the commercial world of advertising, Margaret Watkins’ modernist work of the early 20th century often featured ordinary objects. Watkins lived a solitary and unconventional life, details of which were reflected in her work. Continue reading
Watt’s meticulous paintings of white objects; folded paper, coiled cord, hanging cloth, are mesmerising examples of light and shadow in painting, appearing more than photographic – almost like the objects themselves are present in the room. Continue reading
After a very busy working day, I had a group tutorial yesterday evening. I had thought about not attending as it had been such a busy day, but I made myself connect and was glad I did. Continue reading
This presentation offered a very interesting insight into the commercial world of photography and explained the processes of commissioning photographers for advertising campaigns and the different stages of involvement, including the different roles of agency professionals. Continue reading