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I am an Ironman – progress

March 26, 2012

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I have made some good progress with the I am an Ironman series. I have now decided to unify the background using shades/tones of grey. For location work the Lastolite collapsible background seems to work well – although it does have an irritating weave in the cloth which creates lines which are not quite vertical!! […]

Thomas Struth

August 30, 2011

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Happily given my current interest in typological studies, the Whitechapel Gallery has been hosting a major exhibition by Thomas Struth. Struth studied under Bernd and Hilla Becher in Dusseldorf. Much of his early work could be viewed as typological. His oeuvre spans quite a range from urban landscapes, landscape, portraits, complex images of modern technology […]

Bernd and Hilla Becher

August 18, 2011

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I have started to do some research into the work of Bernd and Hilla Becher and the so called Dusseldorf School of Photography. The Bechers ran the photography programme at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf from 1976 to 1996. The students of this programme have had remarkable success with many becoming world renowned artists. Amongst them are Andreas […]