Nico Krijno is stuck between photography and painting

Nico Krijno is a South African photographer who has an affinity for fruit and building sculptures. His technique of flattening three-dimensional subjects touches upon the nature of painting- creating two-dimensional representations of objects. As much as we may hope for photography’s advantage of perfect representation, it finds itself between the two-dimensions of painting and illustration…

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5×5 by Olivia Gilmore

For this 5×5, I began with a few concepts: Classicism and the uncanny. Themes of Classicism and the uncanny persist through photography, from its conception in the 1800s, through present, contemporary image making. Classicism refers to the Western traditional aesthetic. This ideal is accomplished through formalism, balance, and often restraint. The uncanny has qualities of…

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