What do you see? Is this the picture of a traditional North Norfolk fisherman?
Let’s face it, we can’t help but to see guided by our ideas. What a failure of mother nature that we can’t watch us seeing. We are uncontrollably projecting. All the pictures we have ever perceived form our perception without us noticing. So we don’t see the “real” face but a comfortabe idea triggered by this picture – it’s more like dreaming.
It’s a picture in shades of grey. Black and white and all the shades inbetween radiate an abstract quality. If you steal colour from the nature it makes the observer’s mind concentrate on the structures and the essence of the object. It produces a distance, which is the basis of perceiving art. At the same time the picture is getting more honest, it presents itself an easthetical object, which doesn’t pretend being a pure…
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