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Thread: Prince?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Singapore, Ang Mo Kio

    Default Prince?

    1. In what area is critique to be sought?
    Completely experimental, I want to know what is the response to an image like this.

    2. What one hopes to achieve with the piece of work?
    It was a direct response to the series by a young british artist, Gillian Carnegie, and her paintings of 'prince' I was completely captivated by the Turner nominee's paintings for banal scenes, and wanted to use the medium of photography to capture what I saw immediately after. It is titled the same, with a question mark at the end, turning and completely changing the meaning. rather simplistic, I know, but like i say, it remains experimental .

    3. Under what circumstance is the picture taken?
    It was a response, and the light, shadow and tones were stunning, and I wanted as closely as possible to recreate the simple yet complex scene.

    4. What the critique seeker personally thinks of the picture.
    I find it sombre, muted, yet with an air of anticipation, the lights seem to want to turn up to reveal something yet the static state of the image tries otherwise.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    west coast

    Default Re: Prince?

    I am struck by this stark, cold and uninviting image.

    What's hiding behind the shadows, behind the panel, under the stairs?
    Where does the stair lead to, what will i encounter?

    The scene is so still. There is no where for me to go or want to go.

    This image is so different from the painter's Prince , brighter and more cheerful, the cat is inviting, playful , curious ?

    i am stuck!

    What made you come up with this image?


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