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Robert McCabe – Greece, pathways

10.04.2017 in Arts & Culture

Robert McCabe “Greece, pathways to an enchanted land” Photographs going well beyond the depiction of a person, an object, or a place, or even a satisfying visual composition. Photographs representing a form of poetry, creating a vivid emotional experience and evoking in our souls much more than the direct visual content of a simple picture. Photographs going far beyond the simply documentary: subjects are elevated through silhouetting, perspective and composition, creating a series of highly memorable, iconic images. The Embassy of Greece in Belgium is hosting an exhibition of renowned American photographer Robert McCabe entitled “Greece, Pathways to an Enchanted Land”,…

Wor(th)ship: The Photographic Field Work of Tassos Vrettos

01.12.2015 in Arts & Culture

Wor(th)ship: The Photographic Field Work of Tassos Vrettos    The photographic ‘fieldwork’ of celebrated Athens-born photographer Tassos Vrettos. The images document the makeshift places of worship of migrants and refugees in and around Athens and are  presented at the Benaki Museum, now through January 10, 2016.   Each of my visits, even when it wasn’t the first, even if I had been there time and time again, was like opening a door and entering a place of mystery, emotion, reverence and awe. Each space had its own unique identity and aura, from the bright colorful icons of an Indian temple…