a photographer’s eye: sugimoto

Categories: art

The following was originally published on drawsketch.about.com, with images via Getty (for which I don’t have permission outside of About.com). I have recovered some comments from the original post. Sadly I’ve yet to see the work of Hiroshi Sugimoto for myself, only accessing it online and in reproduction – and you never really get the […]

postmodern knitting and plotlessness

Categories: craft

  Now, as I was saying, about the postmodern knitting thing. I’d rejected knitting as a metaphor for a multi-strand narrative, but almost as soon as I said it, I thought of stranded colour knitting (‘Fair Isle’) and remembered the free-form knitting I’d spotted on a net-trawl. Jenny Dowde is an Australian artist who works […]