The physicality of light and shadows has always been such a great visual seducer to shiftazine’s eye and sensibilities.
Does not really matter what the subject matter is, it is the interplay of the light and the subsequent shadows that yell, whisper, sing to me.
One of the best pieces of contemporary art of this century was based on the notion of simply light and dark when Martin Creed created Work 227 “The lights go on and off”, Tate Britain 2001.
so many beautifully turned observations and reflections, shiftazine felt it was a great opportunity to bring some of them to you.
The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow.
But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.” David Hockney