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Fayum – Richard Walker

  Richard Walker, with Glass Muller. Galsgow, 1984. pt-pd print from 8×10 negative A few months after making the portrait of Mike Ware in Orkney, I moved to Glasgow and was kindly nestled in the home of three artists, Annie, Elise and Richard for a ...

Fayum – Mike Ware

Mike Ware with Evaporation Basin. South Ronaldsay, Orkney. 1984. from an 8×10 inch negative. Continuing with an infatuation to draw connections between my portrait work and the extraordinary panel paintings from Fayum, I look back to this photograph ...

Fayum – Rachel, 2007

Rachel, 2007 Many of the Fayum portraits were painted on thin wooden boards, and then wrapped into place on the surface layers of mummies, above the face of the deceased. Thin boards. Gazing for as long as the paintings endured, out and up. The thinness ...

Thinking of the Fayum Portraits

Luca, Cutlery. July, 2011 I am obsessed by the Egyptian Fayum portraits. It seems a morbid thing, to acknowledge a relationship between these funerary portraits and my work, which has always (duh) been of the living and loved. But I don’t see the ...

Scans from Prints 38

Allan B Jones, 1992. Platinum-palladium print on Wyndstone vellum from 8×10 inch original negative. I wrote about this portrait and Allan in previous posts. He is a most humble, and wonderful, painter. I hope someday that he and Richard Walker meet. ...

Scans from Prints 35

Lizzie Motlow, Cheyne Street, Edinburgh. February, 1986. Platinum-palladium print on Fabriano 5, lightly tea-stained, from 8×10 original. This is what I wrote in a previous post: A few days after the Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster. My friend and ...

Scans from Prints 22

Geoff Frosh. 1988. platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose (Fabriano 5) from 8×10 original negative. I have written more extensively about portraiture with regard to this photograph. Geoff just gave this moment to me, and it came as one more gift ...

Scans from Prints 16

Mike Ware with Evaporation Basin. South Ronaldsay, Orkney. 1984. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose (van Gelder simili japon) from an 8×10 inch negative. *update: below is another print, correctly oriented, and one of the earliest ones resulting ...

Scans from Prints 11

Sebastian Mera, Duckspool, Somerset. 1989. Pt-pd print on tea-stained 100% cellulose from original 8×10 negative. –update– here’s another print, also made on Fabriano paper, but without tea staining: [view full scan] This portrait ...

The Symmetry of Absence

The “Euthydikos Kore”. After 480 BC Parian marble (statue). Pentelic marble (base). The inscription states the Euthydikos, son of Thaliarchos, dedicated (the statue). New Acropolis Museum. Kelly Mason, on her Cowbird feed, writes: ...