Artists2artists Social Network
Amzie Adams ,artist old french quarter, New Orleans - a friend and artist from the old french quarter, Frenchmen Ft.
Tags: 2012, 60, January, Review, artist, More…decateur, french, frenchmen, new, orleans, quarter, retro, s, st
Portfolios: new orleans north to maine, January 2012 Curator Reviewed Artwork
Join Artists2artists Social Network
Great photo .. this fella is a real character! would like to meet him!
Why don't you invite him to post some of his work here? Looking forward to more of your photos.
his glasses are holographic lenses that he wears all the time
thank you ,we've become good friends and his artwork is amazing ,he lives in the old french quarter and dresses like this every day ,with some clothing changes of course ,I took alot more photos a couple of weeks ago when we were down there ,a true character
I completely agree with the other artists' statements. But this image evoked an inexplicable deju vu feeling for me, until I recognized the association this morning. It seems there are more than a few contemporary artists manipulating Victorian cabinet cards to imbue their (forgotten) formal subjects with contemporary attributes through collage and paint- be it stylistic makeovers, or superhero accessories. This image encapsulates a similar juxtaposition of romantic nineteenth century portraiture with edgier representation of artistic/literary subculture. The subjects staring eyes seem painted on behind his round glass frames, echoing the circular studded eye socket design peering back at us from the face on his shirt. The formality of his black top hat is a wonderful counter to the more casual sway in his stance. The contrast between the inky blacks and peeling white paint in the doors architectural frame also creates a bold ground on which to appreciate the smaller details. It’s a striking and memorable image.
Terrific and surrealistic, but that's the French Quarter and its denizens.
black and white seems so perfect for this photograph, lots of interesting details & textures to linger over, deep black pants & hat add so much, intriguing model as well..love looking at it.
good morning ,its a wadded up breakfast napkin,we were outside the restaurant on Decateur St.
What is in his hand?
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Added by A2a Editor
A2a art reviews by resident Curator, Ms Woodward:
Recent Reviews |
From N.Y. to the U.K., No Entry Fee Artist Calls & Exhibition Opportunities...
[+] See this hour news
TAKE OUR SURVEY!
May 18, 2013 at 6am to July 1, 2013 at 12pm – Saville Gallery
May 21, 2013 at 6am to June 30, 2013 at 12pm – Manifest Gallery
June 5, 2013 at 6am to July 1, 2013 at 12pm – Beers.Lambert Contemporary
June 7, 2013 at 6pm to July 5, 2013 at 7pm – ISE Cultural Foundation, NYC
June 11, 2013 at 6am to August 2, 2013 at 12pm – Madelon Powers Art Gallery
June 12, 2013 at 6am to June 26, 2013 at 12pm – Light Space & Time Online Gallery
June 14, 2013 at 6am to June 26, 2013 at 12pm – Lilla Rogers Studio
June 15, 2013 at 6am to July 22, 2013 at 12pm – Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
June 17, 2013 at 6am to September 2, 2013 at 12pm – Lore Degenstein Gallery
June 19, 2013 at 6am to August 16, 2013 at 12pm – Dunnegan Gallery of Fine Art
Opportunities For Artists
Map It: National Map Theme' Call for Artists
Plein Air' National Juried Exhibition
Lilla Rogers' Agency Global Talent Search
Disconnect: All-media International Juried Exhibition
SUBMIT YOUR EVENTS Distribute your personal and group exhibition news worldwide... Add Here
AD.C Subs only:
[+] Are Some Works of Art Better Than Others?
[+] How Ideas take Shape...
© 2013 Created by A2a Editor.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.
Artist Social Network