Friday, June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011 Within

Giuseppe Penone's The Hidden Life Within is beautifully situated in the Frank Gehry designed addition to the Art Gallery of Ontario. This massive tree trunk was carved to expose the interior and is paired with lumber also similarly carved--the entire room reads like an installation. See More details,

Monday, June 6, 2011

June 6, 2011 Rainbow

The Rainbow Bridge in La Conner provides an interesting compositional element to the landscape, arching across the channel and touching the sky. The bridge fits the environment rather than dominates it.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

June 4, 2011 Graffiti

This intriguing bit of graffiti is found along the Prairie Line corridor. I wonder if the artist is asking themself, or the viewer, this question? Besides the alignment of the letters below the white space, I find the placement of the Y and half of the O in the window depression a nice architectural highlight.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

June 2, 2011 Within

The gradation of purple on the inner petals of this iris contrasts to the speckled white/purple on the outer petals. The shapes of the inner and outer petals vary quite significantly. It reminds me of a sculpture within a sculpture.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

June 1, 2011 Reflection

By aligning the pier's deck with the land mass of Gig Harbor, the focus becomes the reflection intersecting with the actual pier. The horizontal and vertical lines create a new open block form.