Part of the reason to photograph these forests is to show that commonplace matters can be beautiful, without the need for anything out of the ordinary (such as belling stags) happening. What is better than a wintery day on which the sun and the rain have achieved a gloomy stalemate to illustrate this concept?
My parents bought a small painting and hung it above their fireplace, it is now the centerpiece of their living room. It fits perfectly between the large bookcases. As the dude would put it: it really brings the room together. The simple unassuming painting, but beautiful, freshened my appreciation for this kind of art. This is … Continue reading “Two small paintings”
After a nine month absence I was back at the Veluwe last monday. It felt great to work on representing the forest in two dimensions once again, the weather was excellent: low winter sun and not very cold. In Foam I admired work by Joel Sternfeld. His most recent work consists of a couple of … Continue reading “Finally back at the Veluwe”