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Product Choice and Why Logos Really Don’t Matter (On Their Own) There is a question we’ve been asking ourselves since the dawn of advertising. There have been books written about it. TV shows surrounding the culture of it (think Mad Men and The Pitch), and lawsuits over the design of them (Apple vs. Samsung anyone?) [...]

Last week we brought you Part One of  The Man Who Was Really a Camera: America’s Great Walker Evans, an in-depth look into one of the great American photographers. Here is Part Two: by Lorette C. Luzajic Walker’s many associates described him as charming and charismatic; he was also a lite version of a dandy, an [...]

The Man Who Was Really a Camera: America’s Great Walker Evans (Part One) by Lorette C. Luzajic “I stare and stare at people, shamelessly,” the great American photographer Walker Evans confessed in his book, Many Are Called. Walker Evans (1937) It wasn’t just people that he scrutinized. He saw everything, where others saw nothing. Teaching [...]

Idea Fountain Books presents ‘Kilodney Does Shakespeare, and other stories’, a new book by Lorette C. Luzajic, about Canadian cult writer Crad Kilodney. Kilodney Does Shakespeare, and other stories, with cover illustration by Tyler Landry. Once upon a time, in a place very far away, the mad scientists of the divine comedy had a particularly delicious idea. [...]

Robert Bourdeau’s Unwitting Ode by Lorette C. Luzajic Station Point by Ann Thomas et al. Magenta Publishing for the Arts Canadians love their landscapes. Canadian photographer Robert Bourdeau earned recognition for his sprawling monochromatic pictures of natural terrain, transporting his audience into forest glens and parched gulleys, into the dazzling fractals of leaves and Ontario [...]

Abstract art isn’t about the same levels of drawing, perspective, practice, control. It is about pushing these boundaries and standards… by Lorette C. Luzajic It’s a question that has vexed me for decades now, but I’ve come to I accept it won’t be answered. If you are an artist or an art aficionado, it has [...]

Confessions of an Accidental Photographer by Lorette C. Luzajic My photography is full of mistakes. And I use the most basic, generic of cameras. I don’t know how to use Photoshop. I do use some touchup and cropping tools in iPhoto. I’m not philosophically opposed to alteration or technology as part of art. I’m all [...]


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