As I am about to go on a trip to the Lake District and I’ve been meaning to write a post about the elemental work of Richard Skelton, who has produced music and texts inspired by the landscape and dialect of Cumbria, it seemed like an appropriate time to post this. (more…)
“I don’t like colour. The real factories that I love, they’re black-and-white experiences. Colour putrefies them… I really love the oil-impregnated earth, you know, where the earth is gleaming with black oil and there is steel and brick and glass and these machines, and smokestacks and the smoke and the fire. It’s an amazing, phenomenal thing.”
Following on from last year’s Radiant Dawn print, I’ve just received this lush new Dan Mumford print from the same series (although my backlog of pictures to frame isn’t getting any smaller). Stunning colour palette and tight composition.
I was a bit gutted that this amazing Soundgarden poster by Dan Mumford was sold out by the time I found out about it but luckily, I bagged the equally impressive screen print “Radiant Dawn” from his online store. All is well.
Not sure where to start with Kim Høltermand’s incredibly serene landscape and architectural photography because there’s so much of it and it’s consistently impressive, although some of the series could have been edited down a bit. (more…)