Some of you may remember the project the North Art Department participated in a few years ago where we worked with photographer JR to post large scale portraits on the outside of our school.
(see the archived posts: Super-colossal street art JR and Inside Out Project at CHSN)
Below is a video of JR’s latest project scheduled to come to New York this month.
select an image of interest from each artist below
Vivian Maier – look specifically at examples in reflected surfaces or shadows
Check out this great PBS documentary on photographing Marilyn Munroe:
This site will lead you to an elaborate photoshoot and the documentation of the shoot.
It’s worth a look!
Click here to view the CBS News Story.
This clip has some great references for you with regards to prepping a studio shoot!
This photo and others like it are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibit, Faking It, was reviewed in the NY Times on Friday. Long before the invention of Photoshop, artists like Man Ray were manipulating photographs to confuse reality with illusion.
The exhibit is on view through January.