Tagged: painters

Johannes Vermeer: Painter or Photographer?

One of my favourite painters is subjugated to a very interesting experiment that goes beyond the hypothesis of the camera obscura. The photorealism of his work might have employed the fundamentals of photography – 150 years before its invention.

Don’t Hate the Selfie! | iPad Art Room

Self-indulgence or self-portraiture? ‘Selfies’ have a long and illustrious history in art. A perfectly acceptable way to examine and explore the interior life of an artist in paint and photography. With the ubiquity of ‘selfies’ on social media sites – they seem to rankle more than reveal. Interesting article.

Link: Don’t Hate the Selfie! | iPad Art Room.