Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/20

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Subject: [Leica] Marialuisa Morando - $1900
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Thu Apr 20 10:40:03 2006
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To each his ludicrously over-priced own, Adam. :-)
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...... Original Message .......
On Thu, 20 Apr 2006 10:14:49 -0700 "Adam Bridge" <> wrote:
"Wow - I'm a little dismayed by the reaction to these works.
"I'm wondering, if they were posted here, if they would receive the
"same reaction? Or is it the fact that they are $1900 each - that the
"artist has assigned value?
"It's a kind of non-representational photography and while it may not
"be taken in the T with looks of longing eyes it deserves better than
"what has been dished out here.
"ANY work can be ridiculed for whatever reason.
"The reality is that we're not looking at these prints as they were
"meant to be seen - on a wall presented in some fashion suitable to the
"artist's view.
"I found the source of the image titles to change their meaning for me.
"It's the point I was making about recontextualization in an earlier
"I think I'd like to see these presented as intended. But as a grouping
"I find them credible and interesting - giving a different path for
"Adam Bridge
"Leica Users Group.
"See for more information

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