This is the first in a series of conservator’s reflections on artworks in Pacific Standard Time. Stephan van Huene is recognized for his acoustical sculptures—which he called “machines”—that combine movement and sound. With the flip of a switch, the sculpture… More»
The Original Ent?
The form of a man emerges from the roots of a tree shot by Eugene Atget in Saint-Cloud Park.
This photograph’s subject was unusual for the time and in fact Atget was criticized for trying “to make photographs look like paintings or charcoal drawings.”