Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Word Swap: Light

Renaissance Masters: The control of light within the dark, holy illumination. Chiaroscuro.
Caravaggio was the exemplar:

For Impressionists, the greatest goal with painting was to render the fleeting effects of light in a single moment, as in Monet:

Nowadays we have technology on our side, and people like Olafur Eliasson use pure light to create spectacular effects:

Light is everything, really, and it doesn't go away.

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