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Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
– Pablo Picasso
So many years pass yet similarities are obvious. Was David Bowie being clever, leaving behind a message for us? Or was it his goodbye to Thomas Jerome Newton?
Some who’ve followed Bowie over the course of his career deliberate about what meaning or message he was sending. Such mystery sparks imaginative conversations and thought provoking speculation as to the message he was sending, if any.
In its retrospective assessment, history may explain the what’s and why’s and analyze why we’ve been drawn to his music and creativity. In the meantime, myself and countless others continue to enjoy his music and other creative accomplishments.
In the 1920’s and 1930’s, Atelier Manassé was a photography studio in Vienna. Adorján von Wlassics and his wife Olga founded the studio which often created glamorous and erotic photography of women in surreal settings. (Images via artnet.com)
Artist Gordon Mortensen is world renowned for his Reduction Woodcut Prints.
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GIF’s in fast forward – really focus on the moving images.
Photography was central to the work of Andy Warhol. Photographs dominated the mass-mediated American culture in which Warhol operated, and served as his image bank. While the artist most famously used found commercial photographs as source material for silkscreen paintings of celebrities, disasters, and other subjects, he also worked from his own images.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Purchased with funds contributed by the Photography Committee, 2005 © 2016 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Read more at Guggenheim.org Andy Warhol Self-Portrait in Drag