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Traces of Erewhon 2

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Ambivalent Auras (Classical Contrasts) – 39

Three figures added from the Museum of Classical Archaeology’s cast collection.

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Analog Forever

Further to the previous post, here’s something from an interview with Bellamy Hunt, founder of Japan Camera Hunter, in which he’s asked, ‘Why do you think there’s been a resurgence on film photography?’ ‘There are a few reasons, but the … Continue reading

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Footfall – A Curate’s Egg

Further comments on Footfall, from a photographer friend this time.  My responses in italics. ‘I have been struggling to come up with lucid comments on your book. I think the critique you got from your friend is a little harsh, … Continue reading

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Footfall: Nice Cover, Shame About the Book

‘Does the artist understand their work best?’  That’s the question posed in the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, Summer 2021.  Yes, argues critic Matthew Holman, ‘because they possess a more profound understanding of what they are up to’.  No, says … Continue reading

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Classical Contrasts 34 Vespasian

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Vespasian was Roman emperor from 69 to 79. The fourth and last in the Year of the Four Emperors, he founded the Flavian dynasty that ruled the Empire for 27 years. Figure: one of The Twelve Caesars, Italian (Roman) School … Continue reading

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Walking 43

To walk at night is to yield to, or embrace, an outlaw status.

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Walking 42

‘Out in the street, we become observing entities, “part of that vast republican army of anonymous trampers”.’ 

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Walking 41

‘…walking articulates both physical and mental freedom.’  

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Walking 40

‘In the contemporary city, the eyes on screens often outnumber those on the street.’

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Walking 39

‘…it is both means and end, travel and destination.’

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