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Girl in a Glass House

Another essay completed, thankfully out of the way for Christmas, and then I have to start planning a dissertation, for which I have no ideas at all.  I do, on the other hand, now know a bit more about propaganda … Continue reading

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Power in Photography

Stranded at home by a minor infection and pervading tiredness, once again I haven’t made it to the Frieze Art shows, and I’m left with reading up for the next course seminar – still on Victorian portrait photography. John Tagg’s … Continue reading

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What’s Next

The research project is finally done and submitted; by the end I was, I now realise, quite sick of it, having perceived that it’s not really much good, not what was asked for, and has probably destroyed my chances of … Continue reading

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Creating the Moment

My research project is (almost) officially under way, I’ve even got a title for it, Creating the Moment, which I’m rather proud of, and a brief summary of what it’s about, which I am due to discuss with the stand-in tutor … Continue reading

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[Re-]Presentation of Natural Beauty

The next essay deadline looms, and I have only just got a subject, and a working title – natural beauty in the philosophies of Kant, Hegel and Adorno, with reference to contemporary art practice (meaning now, not contemporary with the … Continue reading

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The Power of Art

Ideas for my research project have not exactly been flooding into my mind; so far a couple of possibilities have suggested themselves only to founder on doubts  about their viability and/or practicality.  For example, I thought of exploring the correspondences … Continue reading

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William Klein / Daido Moriyama

Finally got to the exhibition at Tate Modern, just a few days before it closes – a pity, as I’d have liked to see it again. Both photographers are so forceful and confrontational, it was like being hit over the … Continue reading

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