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Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Just a drawing would do.

Just a drawing would do.
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Good. I am not convinced yet.

Good.




I am not convinced yet.
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Quite simply: I know some architects who would...

Quite simply: I know some architects who would not have spotted that particular problem. So in that respect, you are better than they are.
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Yes. You are a talented architect and spotted the...

Yes. You are a talented architect and spotted the problem.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. August 17th, 2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By Jerome Marot
Not all the time. I like the idea in this post.

Not all the time. I like the idea in this post.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. August 9th, 2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,297
Posted By Jerome Marot
The diversion was in answer to the last post at...

The diversion was in answer to the last post at the preceding page, which I deleted in the mean time as I felt it did not bring much to the story.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 27th, 2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,297
Posted By Jerome Marot
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Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 27th, 2017, 08:51 AM
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Photographic Gems of Our Times From The Web: The 12 networking truths
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Quite frankly, the chaos computer club congress...

Quite frankly, the chaos computer club congress is more surprising than one would think. Maybe I should post about it, but I don't really know where to start.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 25th, 2017, 01:54 PM
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Photographic Gems of Our Times From The Web: The 12 networking truths
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Posted By Jerome Marot
The 12 networking truths

In *The 12 Networking Truths* Swedish artist Jonas Lund will discuss how he has attempted to subvert the contemporary art world system by using different types of exploits to gain an upper hand...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 24th, 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I think I need to refer to this thread in this...

I think I need to refer to this thread in this discussion:

http://www.openphotographyforums.com/forums/showthread.php?p=176763#post176763
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 16th, 2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,297
Posted By Jerome Marot
You are right in saying that the effort is...

You are right in saying that the effort is neither casual nor simple. I think you are wrong in thinking that it cannot be a swipe at the current attitude of collectors and museums as to what might be...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 15th, 2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,297
Posted By Jerome Marot
It is also an answer to the common criticism that...

It is also an answer to the common criticism that "modern art is sh*t". Indeed it is.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 15th, 2017, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Just click on the link: cloaca...

Just click on the link: cloaca (https://www.wimdelvoye.be/work/cloaca/).
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 14th, 2017, 11:53 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Then you may enjoy that cartoon which I found...

Then you may enjoy that cartoon which I found yesterday:

http://asset-8.soupcdn.com/asset/16175/3739_886b_420.jpeg
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 5th, 2016, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Wim Delvoye designed cloaca...

Wim Delvoye designed cloaca (https://www.wimdelvoye.be/work/cloaca/), a machine to produce feces. Several copies are exhibited at various museums. This is the copy exhibited in Beijing:
...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 4th, 2016, 04:42 AM
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Views: 2,297
Posted By Jerome Marot
I would also like to correct a misconception....

I would also like to correct a misconception. Post truth is not about lying. Politicians (and artists) have been lying all the time. It is not even about lying openly and getting away with it: we...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 4th, 2016, 04:10 AM
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Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I enjoy the pictures, but I wonder why Italy. Not...

I enjoy the pictures, but I wonder why Italy. Not that there is anything wrong with Italy, but Europe is full of interesting countries to visit and, once you have travelled all the way from Australia...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 3rd, 2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,297
Posted By Jerome Marot
Post truth

The Oxford Dictionary announced a couple weeks ago that "post-truth" is its 2016 word of the year. According to the dictionary's website...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 3rd, 2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I am still not really sure I follow you. In any...

I am still not really sure I follow you. In any case, you do not seem to respond when people (me, above) try to create conversation and discuss the context and circumstances of your images. Let me...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 2nd, 2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
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Posted By Jerome Marot
So we should not say thanks, but we should...

So we should not say thanks, but we should interpret?

I am not sure I understand. I thought that, as human beings, we cannot not interpret.
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 2nd, 2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 2,941
Posted By Jerome Marot
Really? How did you do that?

Really? How did you do that?
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 1st, 2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 2,941
Posted By Jerome Marot
Welcome back. So you travelled to Italy?

Welcome back. So you travelled to Italy?
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art October 11th, 2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,111
Posted By Jerome Marot
Yes, the sculpture looks magnificent, but I think...

Yes, the sculpture looks magnificent, but I think more pictures are needed for us to really see the whole of it. Or maybe some video would be a better option?
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 4th, 2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Jerome Marot
Don't press yourself too hard. Some work is...

Don't press yourself too hard. Some work is needed, but the ability to put graphics on paper is, apparently, also an inborn ability. My older daughter could copy what was in front of her at the age...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 4th, 2016, 09:39 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Yes and probably painters criticised the first...

Yes and probably painters criticised the first person to manufacture ready made pigments and paints as well...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 3rd, 2016, 11:53 AM
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Views: 747
Posted By Jerome Marot
This is not new. It is slightly more convenient...

This is not new. It is slightly more convenient than paint and brushes, but the ability to create "art" out of imagination predates the ability to simply reproduce what is in front of a lens by...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 23rd, 2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Jerome Marot
Fortunately, that is easily solved by a quick...

Fortunately, that is easily solved by a quick trip to 500pix, flickr or any Internet photo site, since the average poster rarely produces anything beyond clichés in garish colours with saturation and...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 22nd, 2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Jerome Marot
Our reactions appear to be based to a combination...

Our reactions appear to be based to a combination of both, since there are elements of aesthetics which are common across all cultures yet a range of variations between cultures.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Jerome Marot
I don't understand your question. Can you please...

I don't understand your question. Can you please rephrase it?
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 18th, 2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Jerome Marot
My take on this question, which I think I have...

My take on this question, which I think I have explained before, is that a photograph needs to cause the viewer to experience feelings.

For portraits or any picture involving human beings,...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 18th, 2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Jerome Marot
I checked the cited threads. Basically, your...

I checked the cited threads. Basically, your question boils down to "what makes a seemingly abstract composition interesting and another one a simple juxtaposition of shapes and colours?". Do you...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 4th, 2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Jerome Marot
The first image reminds me of a woman kneeling,...

The first image reminds me of a woman kneeling, the stone would be the knees. That and the blue colour would be a perfect fit for Mother Teresa, of course. It is a very nice picture.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 27th, 2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,850
Posted By Jerome Marot
I am asking because the pic is or was saved...

I am asking because the pic is or was saved directly on OPF. Apparently, it is attachment 126.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 27th, 2016, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I can't see the image.

I can't see the image.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 23rd, 2016, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
That particular theory probably would need its...

That particular theory probably would need its own thread, I will simply give an example. Vivian Maier was, by all account, an amateur photographer. She used a Rolleiflex, which was standard for...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 20th, 2016, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Now you are confusing me even more. First you had...

Now you are confusing me even more. First you had that theory about social media displacing professional curators and how to develop and explore psychometrics related to image quality based on big...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 19th, 2016, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I am not offended, but I am not really sure that...

I am not offended, but I am not really sure that I understand the argument, Mike. Are you arguing that, in the age of social media, popularity defines exceptional images? Taking the example of...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. February 28th, 2016, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
And what if no photograph was interesting, ever? ...

And what if no photograph was interesting, ever?

Let me elaborate a little bit. You are talking of photographs of exceptional events. These photographs would then indeed be exceptional, but not...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 26th, 2015, 06:50 AM
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Views: 1,473
Posted By Jerome Marot
Making the car short enough to allow for parking...

Making the car short enough to allow for parking perpendicularly to the street was part of the original specification for that car line (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_(automobile)). The car is...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 11th, 2015, 01:49 AM
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Views: 4,730
Posted By Jerome Marot
No photographer made it on their first try. May I...

No photographer made it on their first try. May I suggest a simple exercise? Go out and walk until you find something which you feel to be interesting. It could be a building, a stone, a plant,...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 20th, 2015, 10:31 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Indeed. Who would have predicted at the height of...

Indeed. Who would have predicted at the height of her career that she would turn that way?
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 20th, 2015, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I see. Please tell me why people find Piet...

I see. Please tell me why people find Piet Mondriaan paintings nice.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Both, since the colour wheels formalise innate...

Both, since the colour wheels formalise innate preferences for certain combinations of colours.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Colour theory is a "technique" as well... ...

Colour theory is a "technique" as well...

There is nothing wrong in discussing look up tables or in discussing how to correct metamerism for accurate colour reproduction under different...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I had a look at that thread again. Quite frankly,...

I had a look at that thread again. Quite frankly, I find that the contributions to that particular thread were excellent. If Michael and Paula were expecting more, their expectations were...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 01:17 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
The image shows apples. I am not sure how much...

The image shows apples. I am not sure how much rectangular apples are...

We have had more interesting discussions about compositions. Probably the most complete is Reading the reading...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 19th, 2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Except that the later discussion showed that you...

Except that the later discussion showed that you altered the reality by pre-flashing the paper and choosing a particular developper for compensation of the lighter black level.

It is a great...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 18th, 2015, 02:18 AM
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Views: 2,599
Posted By Jerome Marot
Harsh comments, but probably worth a bit more...

Harsh comments, but probably worth a bit more than 5 cents.
Forum: OPF GALLERY ONE at the Photo Contemporary Art Fair 2015 April 24th, 2015, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Private places

Between 1936 and 1938 a complex of barracks were built on a 24 hectares piece of land in the north of Munich. From 1993 onwards, the army left the place. Between 1993 and 2008, the place was hosting...
Forum: OPF GALLERY ONE at the Photo Contemporary Art Fair 2015 April 24th, 2015, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Persistance des lignes

The second series of pictures were taken at night and uses blur and black and white processing to transcribe the impressions I had when caught by darkness in a remote place.

...
Forum: OPF GALLERY ONE at the Photo Contemporary Art Fair 2015 April 24th, 2015, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Maneges

The first series of pictures presents fancy fair attractions taken at the Oktoberfest (Munich). The Oktoberfest is packed at night, but what happens when the places where people gather to be merry...
Forum: OPF GALLERY ONE at the Photo Contemporary Art Fair 2015 April 24th, 2015, 08:40 AM
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Jerome Marot

I joined OPF in 2011. At the time, I was looking for the place to discuss the aesthetics of photography with like-minded people. The Internet is replete with forums with discussions about cameras,...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 30th, 2015, 01:16 PM
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Views: 4,122
Posted By Jerome Marot
Then you may want to read his final interview...

Then you may want to read his final interview (http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/2014/11/25/in-memoriam/26709/last-interview-of-lewis-baltz-with-jeff-rian).
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 30th, 2015, 11:04 AM
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Views: 4,122
Posted By Jerome Marot
Some photographers do that. Lewis Baltz, for...

Some photographers do that. Lewis Baltz, for example, used a Leica with Technical pan for Park City to insure that everything was sharp front to back.




Some photographers prefer limited depth...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 24th, 2014, 08:14 AM
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Views: 1,681
Posted By Jerome Marot
On the art market (2).

In the first thread about the art market, I presented what is considered to be the “traditional” market and works through galleries and, more recently, social sites. To my surprise, I realised that...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 24th, 2014, 07:58 AM
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Views: 1,793
Posted By Jerome Marot
Interestingly, it seems that all recent web sites...

Interestingly, it seems that all recent web sites designed for art collectors are based on the social network principle. The art collectors are supposed to use them with a pre-existing social network...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 9th, 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,056
Posted By Jerome Marot
No it isn't. Can you find out why?

No it isn't. Can you find out why?
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 8th, 2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jerome Marot
On the art market (1).

I visited an art fair (http://www.stroke-artfair.com) about a month ago. The fair itself is not worth reporting, but it allowed me to watch a conference about the art market (by chance, actually). It...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 8th, 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,056
Posted By Jerome Marot
I understand that the two sites have a different...

I understand that the two sites have a different business model. What I find fascinating is that the aesthetics of the two groups of pictures are different.

All of the pictures from Phases could...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 6th, 2014, 11:43 PM
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Views: 3,056
Posted By Jerome Marot
I am not trying to trap you, I am just interested...

I am not trying to trap you, I am just interested on collecting feelings from other people about this particular subject. No argument is invalid here.

Interestingly, both you and Maggie answered...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 6th, 2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,056
Posted By Jerome Marot
Why is that art and why is that also art?

About a week ago, I posted about Phases Photography Magazine (http://www.phasesmag.com) (which is not really a "magazine").

Now, I would like you to consider the following web site, which you...
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