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February 16, 2008 in art, photography | 3 comments
Rigatoni’s World, originally uploaded by johntynan.
It was a cloudy day and I decided to take David Hunsaker’s advice and go into the world and see what came up in the viewfinder. The negative space reminded me of Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth.
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Christy on February 16, 2008 at 8:23 pm
I don’t know. Maybe.
Christina might be trying to scrape off a dingleberry, like Rigatoni…..
Always wondered why she was sitting so funny….
It’s a haunting photo. Why is it dogs seen so much more complex than they are….
John Tynan on February 16, 2008 at 8:37 pm
Discussions about art risk gasping on their own rarefied air.
This kind of talk is best tempered with laughter.
Thanks for introducing levity to the mix.
I know the complex look you’re talking about. I’ve seen it on Rigatoni’s face, and I have to think… how much do you really know, and what you must think about all of this.
Conversely, someone told me that owning a dog is like living with child that never gets beyond two years old. Some days, our dogs live up to that as well.
Christy on February 17, 2008 at 10:42 am
I was being flip about the photo, initially, but it is uncanny how even my untrained eye sees when the perspective is right.
RE: the dog vs. child issue. We have both, and it is so true!!! Just like a toddler. About that smart, and the dog is more loving. (Not trashing my kids…..just stating a fact.)
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