BREAKING GLASS- Solo Show Esther Boesche, June 30- July 10

Please join ICP Alumna Esther Boesche for her solo show "Breaking Glass" Esther Boesche is a multidisciplinary artist who was born in Northern Germany and lives and works in Brooklyn. In her work she is observing influences and characteristics of social, political and anthropological systems. Esther Boesche has studied Design and Photography at the Muthesius School of… Continue reading BREAKING GLASS- Solo Show Esther Boesche, June 30- July 10

Light and Space // Part 3 – Transformations of Light and Space

Based on my previous two articles focusing on light and space,( which you can look up here https://icpbardmfa.wordpress.com/2014/04/16/light-and-space-part-2-on-leds-and-neon-light/) I am closing this series of light with an expanded overview on the transformation of space in interaction with light. Mischa Kuball, (born 1959 in Düsseldorf), Germany uses light in specifically ways as a subject in his work.… Continue reading Light and Space // Part 3 – Transformations of Light and Space

Light and Space // Part 2 – On LED`s and neon light.

  Based on my previous article on similarities of lighting techniques in photographs and painting (Read here: https://icpbardmfa.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/light-and-space-part-1-a-short-history-of-different-lights/) this second part of my Light and Space series presents some interesting artists whose main subject is light itself. Some of the first artists that started to use light as the main subject of their art was… Continue reading Light and Space // Part 2 – On LED`s and neon light.

Light and Space// Part 1 – A short History of different Lights.

As a photographer I am interested in the history and myths of light. Photographers and painters were always influenced by each other in many ways and still are today. The uniqueness of the light from the photo flash seems to differentiate photography from painting, and yet the parallels between the lighting in contemporary photography and… Continue reading Light and Space// Part 1 – A short History of different Lights.

Interview with Kasia Gumpert about Karl Marx and her MFA Thesis Show.

For her MFA-Thesis Show Kasia Gumpert has transformed the LIC- Studio Gallery into a dreamlike neon space with intuitive fragments and installations that feel like three dimensional snapshots and open up associative worlds and dreams inside of other dreams. The show is at the ICP MFA Studios // 20-24 Jackson Avenue//3.Floor and open Friday and… Continue reading Interview with Kasia Gumpert about Karl Marx and her MFA Thesis Show.

Where is Mr. Rauhauser?// Repetitions and Variations of the Mother and child subject in social photography//

 Lewis Hine, March 1937. Scott’s Run, West Virginia. Johnson family, father unemployed.This photograph by Lewis Hine doesn’t only strike me because of its excellence in composition and mastery of light, it although strikes me because of the specific way Hine used the frame to create a mother and child narrative that invites the viewer to… Continue reading Where is Mr. Rauhauser?// Repetitions and Variations of the Mother and child subject in social photography//