For art to meet its ultimate purpose, to make one feel, imagine, think and eventually understand, it does not need to be accompanied by words, it requires no explanation. Because art can easily become the silence of thought and the music of sight, particularly when explored like a sum of all things beautiful, gifted with meaning, or envisioned in a rather wild setting. A reflection…
Photographer Peter Coulson makes light and shadow work so hard for him, and in so many different ways, that you start to wonder if he pays them overtime. A simple black and white portrait of a model is rarely simple with Coulson: like this shoot of Anne Duffy that feels more like an artful experiment in making shadow and light battle it out. Sometimes light…
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Half obscured by a curtain of raven black hair, Peter Coulson‘s model Anne Duffy looks equal parts Snow White and Evil Queen. It’s a series of unfussy black and white portraits that focus on contrasts, and raw energy. Clothed in a black sheer knit by sustainable fashion label Urbandon, Duffy could quite easily slip into the Gothic subplot of the season.
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This weekend’s link round-up of five worthy reads, including an interview with Paolo Roversi, a Brian Duffy retrospective, and the question of what would happen if you tracked down your ‘cooler you’. Find them after the break.