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World Today: “I’m a Fun Guy”

Location: Algonquin Provincial Park I’m a big fan of small worlds. I love photography of tiny things and tiny places. And no, I’m not a “guy”, but a friend of mine has a T-shirt with the phrase “I’m a Fun Guy” along with pictures of mushrooms. It’s very cute. 🙂

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A Summer Art Trip Around NYC

Hello, it’s Jacque with my first official post! I have lived in New York City for a little under a month now and with Grad school not starting for another week,  I have done my fair share of exploring. Today I will take you around the city, from the posh galleries of Chelsea to the […]

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Wherein there are Details

Guest Post by Eva Marie An avid reader of fiction since the age of six, I have always sought out virtual worlds to immerse myself in in and explore. Whether Narnia, Azeroth, Hogwarts or Tortall I breathe the environments and the moods of these worlds. These places that are so unlike my own world. I […]

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Prudence vs Dr. Muse

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Garry Winogrand Challenge

ART & ARTIST NETWORK – GROUP NOTICE SUBJETCT: Garry Winogrand Challenge FROM: FaithXue Resident DATE: 3/27/2011 Hello! Avatars Illustrated – Visual Culture Magazine, is challenging SL Photographers to create an in-world image set “in the spirit of” Garry Winogrand. The best entries will be featured in next month’s issue of Avatars Illustrated! On Sun, Mar […]

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Nienke Klunder

LONDON, 4 July — Like Nikki S. Lee and Cindy Sherman, Nienke Klunder uses transformations of her appearance and self portraiture to explore identity. Klunder creates her images not in the street like Lee, but in her own studio, like Sherman. What fascinates me so much about this work, besides it’s general impulse to explore […]

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Rineke Dijkstra

After posting David Goldblatt’s famous swimsuit photo, I sort of felt like I had to do a post on Rineke Dijkstra. I don’t actually know Rineke Dijkstra’s work that well, and I’m not sure if the photo above is her most famous or not, but it might be: peeps love to compare it to Botticelli’s […]

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David Goldblatt

Women on a stage. In sexy high-heels no less. The moment in this David Goldblatt image is different from our work. It is also similar. Are these young women empowered? Are they objects? Are they there by conscious choice? Is there a stage-parent pushing them? Is the entirety of our culture a stage-parent pushing them? […]

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