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Siemen Dijkstra – Archiv

Siemen Dijkstra (1968) is the authority in the field of color woodcuts. He makes use of the reduction method in which the image is cut out into a wooden plate, and for each printing run more wood is cut from the same plate. Appropriate to his perfectionism, he uses eight up to fifteen printings, each with a different color, which enables him to achieve his unequaled depth effect. (more…)

Dan Isaac Wallin – Echo

For photography and time

How much is the hunt for a photo worth? Photographer Dan Isaac Wallin leaves civilisation behind, walks across deserts and travel to remote islands. He lugs along large format cameras and Polaroid film. Stay out for weeks, meditate and observe the surrounding nature. Despite the eons of time and all hardships, it’s worth it. When the composition comes alive. In that moment of exposure, something larger appears, something beyond the relation between perspective, camera, and subject. To Dan, photography is a process – an artistic, technical and craftsmanlike expedition. (more…)

John Atkinson Grimshaw – Silence

John Atkinson Grimshaw (6 September 1836 – 13 October 1893) was an English Victorian-era artist, a “remarkable and imaginative painter” known for his city night-scenes and landscapes. His early paintings were signed “JAG”, “J. A. Grimshaw”, or “John Atkinson Grimshaw”, though he finally settled on “Atkinson Grimshaw”. (more…)