Sunday, February 12, 2017
Thursday, February 9, 2017
I'd like to share these non-edited pictures that I have taken in January 2015 at Los Angeles Art Show. I was delighted to see some of Chagall's works, he's one of my favorite artists.
The colors may be distorted, and I used an old camera. I remember them brighter.
Marc Zakharovich Chagall (/ʃəˈɡɑːl/ shə-GAHL;[nb 1] 6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints. Art critic Robert Hughes referred to Chagall as "the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century" (though Chagall saw his work as "not the dream of one people but of all humanity"). According to art historian Michael J. Lewis, Chagall was considered to be "the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists". For decades, he "had also been respected as the world's preeminent Jewish artist". Using the medium of stained glass, he produced windows for the cathedrals of Reims and Metz, windows for the UN, and the Jerusalem Windows in Israel. He also did large-scale paintings, including part of the ceiling of the Paris Opéra.
Keep on reading: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Chagall
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Friday, January 27, 2017
I'm having a sort of conflict with this acrylic on canvas because it was not intended to be an animal but a non-figurative with a geometric shape. But while I was advancing, the shape took a more organic pattern which I think it was due to the use of the knife. And somehow I saw a couple of intertwined birds, then it ended up being a weird animal.
I told my associated, take a look, what do you think? I'm going to cover it completely. And he said, no, I like this "animal" and its neo-cubist spirit.
And I replied I didn't like the main structure too much, and he said, the eye is bothering you, let it be, a painting doesn't need to be based on a beautiful thing.
It was horizontal but he said it must be vertical with the eye in the far left corner.
And here it is, I'm not going to scratch it after all. At least not for now.
Friday, January 20, 2017
These are photos depicting a hole. I´m taking it as an exercise of shapes and textures. I made them with a glass, with water inside, with low light. The glass was on a shell composed by pieces of Mother pearl.
I slighted moved the camera to create the cloudy effect, though it was already created with the low twilight. The shutters were open in a gloomy day.
Most probably I´ll take one of them as a model for an oil or acrylic painting.
Estas fotos muestran un agujero y las tomo como un ejercicio de formas y texturas. Las hice con la ayuda de un vaso, conteniendo agua, en luz baja. El vaso se posaba sobre un caracol compuesto de piezas de nácar.
Apenas moví la cámara para crear el efecto de nubes, aunque ya estaba creado con la penumbra. Las persianas estaban abiertas en un día nublado.
Probablemente tome alguna de ellas como modelo para un óleo o pintura acrílica.
Posted by Myriam B. Mahiques at 10:43 PM
Monday, January 16, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
This is a motion picture that I've taken from my Christmas tree; there's a textured light blue glass pan between the camera and the tree. I was focusing on a red decor ball. It reminds me a sunset or an outburst of fire.
Ésta es una foto de movimiento que tomé de mi arbolito de Navidad; hay una bandeja de vidrio texturado celeste entre la cámara y el árbol. El lente enfocaba una de las pelotitas rojas. El resultado me recuerda a una puesta de sol o una explosión de fuego.