David Salle

mickyates Art, Documentary, Falmouth, Figures, MA, Masters, Painterly, Photography Leave a Comment

So why should I be fascinated with David Salle’s work? On the one hand, his fugitive style was a welcome break from conceptual art and minimalism – although he continued to work with monochrome fields. Whilst he was influenced by ‘Pop Art’, and in fact used photographs extensively in his work, Salle is not a story-teller. He was more interested in …

To Filter or Not To Filter, that is the Question

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I rarely take selfies. However, I do play around with Hipstamatic on my iPhone, experimenting with its combination of lens effects and film types.  I have always been interested in ‘vintage looks’, so decided to shoot a ‘TinType’ selfie, and posted on Facebook. I was rather surprised to see the debate that ensued. Here’s an edited and abbreviated version. My …