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A Framing Exercise Inspired by Liza Dalby

The framing of this lovely mid-century US Coast Guard photograph is the result of an exercise inspired by conversations about conventions in art presentation that we have had with Liza Dalby–with a focus on the differences between Asian and Western approaches. Frequently we visually center matted images to optically center them within a frame, which… read more

Unglazed Works: Rabih Mroué’s “The Fall of a Hair: Blow Ups” 2012

Paper exists in almost infinite variations, and can be incredible strong as well as beautiful.  And high quality papers are desirable for making works of art, whether media is applied by hand, inkjet, or other means.  But speaking very broadly, it’s safe to say that the majority of papers will degrade or will in some other way… read more