Jun Kaneko "heads"

Posted by karla (Omaha, United States) on 29 January 2012 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, has a plaza designed specifically for a collection of Jun Kaneko's ceramic sculptures. These three heads are a part of the collection. More next post.

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a strange conception . . looking forward to more !

30 Jan 2012 7:27am

@Ronnie 2¢: Well, good! Apparently this processing did produce some thought, which is what I was hoping for. The problem is in giving a sense of how much these sculptures impress on the mind. They are quite enormous, for one thing, taller than people once placed on their metal supports. I suspect the three heads are designed to have relate to this particular architectural space. Kaneko has other heads with different surface designs or colors. Thanks for your comment!

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Brilliant gray tones and lighting. Angle and tight crop make this a really mysterious photograph. Great work, Karla!

30 Jan 2012 9:02am

@Arnd: Thanks, Arnd. I appreciate your ideas about this image.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is totally cool, Karla and a GREAT perspective...I love this ! The checkered look evokes multiple thoughts....;-)

31 Jan 2012 12:28am

@Denny Jump Photo: Thanks, Denny! Glad you like this one.

Kala from United States

Fantastic tones and perspective. A really eye-catching image.

31 Jan 2012 6:21am

@Kala: Thanks, Kala! That's what I was after on this one. ;)

franz from Baden, Austria

brilliant - if a bit confusing at first! i like the way you show this, and i like the sculpture!!

31 Jan 2012 1:01pm

@franz: Yes, I did not realize how it could confuse, since I was well aware of these art pieces and their shapes before processing the image. Thanks for your input!!

Slackwater Don from Spokane, United States

A strong, provocative graphic image. Excellent work to produce such an effective image.

31 Jan 2012 3:59pm

klausz from kufstein, Austria

a great find and perfect captured! wow!

31 Jan 2012 4:00pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting image of these heads. I'm guessing that they are large.

31 Jan 2012 4:02pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Excellent framing.

31 Jan 2012 4:25pm

James from Quakertown,PA, United States

The subject is most interesting. The B&W presentation certainly sets the mood. This is the type of subject that gives the photographer a certain license to explore. You can start to get in close and examine parts and pieces of the sculpture. Nicely done!

31 Jan 2012 9:43pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Interesting art. Nicely captured.

31 Jan 2012 9:58pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Impressive art and great framing!

1 Feb 2012 9:24pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Très original dans la composition ... compliments

1 Feb 2012 9:49pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, these are totally cool! Great shot and processing.

2 Feb 2012 4:59pm

Jac from Alfena, Portugal

excellent capture!!!

4 Feb 2012 1:33pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

Excellent! Very well captured

5 Feb 2012 8:45am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Perfect composition and processing - the image really does have an introspective feel to it.

6 Feb 2012 4:28pm

Kat from Lorraine, France

A very great blanck and white !

24 Feb 2012 10:25am

Olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

So beautiful !!!Love this shot ! well done !

26 Mar 2012 11:10am

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Excellent perspective and excellent concept.

21 Nov 2012 4:04pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

Wonderful art and a great frame of it. I feel the dark and light side of man still sharply defined here.

11 Mar 2013 2:44pm

 

Nikon D300
1/250 second
F/11.0
ISO 200
60 mm (35mm equiv.)

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