Category: Nature

Flechtner: Nature’s Boundaries

Swiss artist Thomas Flechtner trains his lens on the natural world, highlighting forms, shapes and superabundant color. His series Sites focuses on the boundaries between natural wilderness and cultivated landscape, exploring the movement and vibrancy of the natural world.  (Above: Site 14, C-print mounted on aluminum, 55 1/4 x […]

Art That Nature Makes

Contemporary photographer Rosamond Purcell’s breathtaking pictures challenge accepted notions of death and decay, and blur the line between the natural and man-made worlds.  (Detail: Two Rooms exhibition, Tufts University)

Dusk: The Magic Hour

Kudos to Navillus Gallery in Toronto for assembling a tribute to the Magic Hour,  the “time prior to dusk when surreal color has the power to transcend reality. (Above: August Sunset, Myles Macdonald) Mountain Lake, Philip Sybal Along The St. Lawrence,  Peter Fischer Fraser Valley, Anne Dalton Cottage […]

Laura Mitrow’s Natural Structures

Artist Laura Mitrow’s works reference natural structures such as antlers, bone, corals, shells and crustaceans. Her abstract constructions bridge the organic and inorganic worlds and merge life with art.  (Above: From an exhibition at Art Mûr gallery in Montreal) Abstracted Crustacean Study 2, Bronze, Patina Organic Structure 5, […]