Tag: Artist

Madame d’Ora – A pioneer in photography

Madame d’Ora, only this name makes us curious already. If you don’t know her yet, Madame d’Ora aka Dora Kallmus was a pioneer in photography and counts among the most influential female photographers in the history of photography. At the times of Madame d’Ora, photography was only a male domain. Nevertheless, that photographer managed to ...

The art of forgery

Today I don’t want to tell you something about photography but remain in the field of art. Photography is my greatest passion indeed, but I still keep looking beyond, right into many other exciting fields of the creative and artistic world. I love old Renaissance painting, conceptual sculptures in Dadaism or abstract paintings in Cubism. ...

Shadow plays – Vincent Bal

I've probably mentioned it a hundred times by now, but I just have to stress it again and again, I'm rarely as enthusiastic about something as about people who conquer the world with creative photo ideas. Or, at least become successful with it. 😉 My latest discovery is Vincent Bal. Many of you will probably ...

WILLIAM PAUL GOTTLIEB

William Paul Gottlieb, born in 1917, was one of the most important music journalists and photographers of his time. For his lifetime the New Yorkan artist was a big admirer of jazz music. After some months at the “Washington Post”, where he started to work as an advertising agent in 1938, he was quickly promoted ...

The art of cleaning up

Today I’d like to show you my latest art/photography discovery: Ursus Wehrli is called the “Monk” of photographers – but take a look for yourselves! Ursus Wehrli is a Swiss comedian, a visual artist, a photographer and an action artist. He worked as a typographer and was widely discussed because of his project “The Art ...

“#365 Unpacked “– The trash of our lives.

Being honest, we all know it. Some of us still manage to look the other way or close our eyes about it, but we do know it. We are slowly (or not even so slowly) but steadily covering this planet with trash. Trash that inevitably will, at some point, rob us from enough fertile soil ...

A photographer whose pictures look like paintings: Dean West

 Australian-born photographer and visual artist Dean West, who currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, creates true masterpieces with his photographs. He gives his dreams some real virtual space by capturing them in his pictures. Thus he makes every possible imagination and daydream come alive. Seemingly unlimited creativity and countless ideas inspire the photographer to make ...

U

Unique pictures taken by Andreas Lie

Andreas Lie achieved international fame and popularity with his double exposure series “Norwegian Woods”. This wonderful series shows animals that harmonize with Norway’s scenery. Snow-covered mountains and thick fir woods become the fur of the regional wild animals such as wolves, foxes and deer. Most pictures of the 25-year-old artist, who currently lives in Bergen, ...

A

Alex Nero

Colors, shapes, structures and contrasts have always fascinated me. Before I held my first camera in my hands at the age of seven, I spent a great part of my time painting, drawing and modeling clay. Even today I try to capture the magical interplay of an endless series of colors in my pictures. The ...

P

Pieter Hugo

The life of another person is definitely a mystery to an outsider. Looking at it from a distance, one can of course imagine what the life of another person looks like. One might even be able to get to know the surface of this particular life, be it through conversations or maybe just by observations ...