Glass gellages by Michal Macků Since the end of 1989, Michal Macku has used his own creative technique which he has named “Gellage” (the ligature of collage and gelatin). The technique consists of transfer the exposed and fixed photographic emulsion from its original base on paper. This transparent and plastic gelatin substance makes it possible to reshape and reform the original images, changing their relationships and endowing them with new meanings during the transfer. The ...
'Family Matters measures 15" x 7.5" x 5". This Artist Book, was inspired by the very small tintypes I’ve collected at flea markets. They are less then an inch square but the emotion and personality of the individual is caught in the image. The piece is created using brass “pages” which have the original tintypes as well as tiny German doll arms or personal mementos attached. The pages can be moved around to create various “family dynamics”.
Helsinki-based artist Pia Männikkö observes and recreates physical paths of the human form, depicting small intervals of movement within a space, in her Déjà Vu series. Using tulle fabric and ink, the artist presents a series of ghostly silhouettes cutting through different rooms, as though each flowing panel is a moment frozen in time. Altogether, each site-specific installation exhibits the trail of one man moving from point A to point B. Normally, physical footprints aren't left behind ev...
May 16, 2016 Work of the Week Composition 1967 by Louise Nevelson. "Composition 1967 is a photographic work that demonstrates similar qualities to the sculptures for which she is famous. The monochromatic color and collaged construction make the objects undistinguishable. Visible throughout the photograph, wood grain and composition create a sense of the depth of Nevelson’s sculptural work."