Wednesday, November 16, 2011

More Of The Same, But Different

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Citygarden - Night 2011-11-11 2

Another night shot in Citydarden. Color works better in this one. In the foreground is the park's most visited work, Igor Mitoraj's Eros Bendato (Eros Bound). It's been on this blog a few times before. It is a hard work to interpret. In this dark shot, it makes me think of a decapitated head lying on the ground - those dead empty eyes. Just four blocks away in the Old Post Office Plaza is Mitoraj's Icarus, a work just as mysterious. It's up to the viewer.

Tomorrow is Thursday and I actually have a few new Arch pictures. Would you like simple and elegant, rhythmic and symmetrical in a urban setting, or lurid color?

Sorry that yesterday was a no comments day. I spent the evening assembling frame kits for my stuff that was accepted in Seen 2011, STL's big year end photo competition and show. They took five images (this, this, this, this and this). Of course, judges being what they are (each of us is the only perfect judge), they didn't take my best couple of images of the year. More about that, maybe, on the January 1 theme day.

10 comments:

Olivier said...

magnifique photo et bravo superbe maitrise des lumières de la nuit, j'adore ça rend très bien

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

Maybe this decapitated head is a warning to what might happen to people, figuratively, not literally, if they are treated harshly in the Court building in the background.

s.c said...

I agree with you. This one is better with color. About your question of tomorrow its in the bloggers mind but I prefer most "less is more" . The famous quote of Mies v.d.Rohe.

brattcat said...

I could only access four of the five shots but they are four beauties! You are such a fine photographer, Bob.

Sharon said...

Another shot with one of my favorite St. Louis buildings. Congrats on the photos in the competition. Well deserved.

Wayne said...

Great shots Bob. Good luck!

Jack said...

This scene is beautifully composed and exposed, Bob. Good luck in the competition.

Kalyan said...

lovely capture!

Oakland Daily Photo said...

The cobalt blue of the sky is a perfect foil for those thin strips of red along the top of the building.

Congrats on being accepted into the competition. I looked at your submissions and have to say that the dancer is the one that emotionally grabbed me. I didn't realize you won last year. Belated congratulations on that too. Good luck.

JM said...

This is just great. What a shot!