M.C. ESCHER AND ALEX WEBB - FRAGMENTING FIGURES IN DRAWING AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Didn’t think the crazy tile drawings of famed Dutch artist M.C. Escher could teach you anything about your street photography? Think again. Adam Marelli breaks down the life and work of everyone’s favorite pattern artist and defines just what it is that makes his work so appealing, while directing it toward the concepts of background and subject in photography. Essentially working to cut figures in half, using the top half of one and the bottom half of another to complete a surreal figure within a single frame, Marelli draws comparisons to Webb’s more fragmented photos as replicating methods made up by Escher decades before him.
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