Golden Section

By |2018-05-13T18:08:48+00:00December 3rd, 2017|Art, Commentary, Photography|

"Golden Section", also known as the golden ratio, golden mean, or divine proportion, in mathematics, the irrational number (1 + √5)/2, often denoted by the Greek letters τ or ϕ, and approximately equal to 1.618 Britannica. This mathematical ratio of 1 to 1.618 (actually 1.6180339887498948482... ), is commonly found in [...]

Is photography art?

By |2018-05-14T14:35:22+00:00November 24th, 2017|Commentary, Photography|

Is photography art? Wave a fine art photograph of Brooklyn Bridge created by photographer Daniel Heller Is photography art? This question is being asked quite frequently in various photography forums and social media posts. And it has been asked for a very long time by photographers, photography aficionados, and [...]

Allegory

By |2018-05-14T13:26:57+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Art|

Allegory definitions Quite a few definitions exist, that describe the full meaning of the noun "allegory" as it pertains to arts. In Greek, the word means “other” and “to speak in public". Here are a few explanations: "...a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a [...]

Prints

By |2018-05-14T16:53:34+00:00November 8th, 2017|Art|

What is an "art print"? Prints (or fine art prints) - In the visual arts field of the past, the word "print" usually meant artworks printed from engraved plates. Artists used several techniques to produce prints. The main techniques are known as Engraving, Woodcut, Lino-cut, Lithograph, Screen-print, and more [...]