Val Nelson at Bau-Xi Vancouver

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I have a thing for paintings that look like paintings and interiors.. which are really just big still life paintings, so you can see why I would like the work of Val Nelson. Photographs of the same interiors would probably be rather dull and boring but the lovely brushwork and energy of the paintings bring them to life. The images with cars in them are much less appealing but who cares when the rest are so lovely!Continue Reading

Jeffrey Milstein’s Aerial Airport Photos

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American photographer Jeffrey Milstein is showing at the Bau-Xi gallery in Toronto, Canada from this weekend. He photographs American airports from above in low flying planes, capturing them in all their wonderful detail. The airport’s ugliness is made beautiful in the patterns and shapes framed by Milstein. It’s the nighttime photographs of JFK airport and others where he uses shadows that appeal to me most.Continue Reading