Light fascinates. We reach for a phone, camera, canvas. Whatever the means, it results in awes. Photogenic light is an artist’s aide. The model that grows no older, knows no gender.
Arkhip Kuindzhi, 1842 – 1910, Russian painter, a member of Peredvizhniki movement. Was light a chemistry for him? Perhaps: rumour has it, he had some dealings with Mendeleev.
Look at the water of the Neva river. Today it is so easy: a lens turns reflection into a binary code into instagram post, but recreate such a game from memory during laborious days of rubbing a point of a brush against the canvas?
Moonlight Night on Dneper makes me shiver. I swear. Lost for words… see you next post.