Also:

JelLo-Fi

Installation

Heighten

Installation

iShots

A Photographic Notebook

Line Drawings

Conceptual Project 1

Public Art | SDOT

Conceptual Project 2

Suggestion Box

Conceptual Project 4

Julia's Studio

Art Instruction and Mentoring

About Suggestion Box

How many visual cues do we need to complete a picture in our minds? How does text interact with visual information to produce an image or a story in our brains?

This is an investigation into the limits of visual reduction and the power of suggestion. I'm also interested in the degree to which a work of art meets the viewer and in how hard the viewer is willing to work to have an experience.

Serious inquiry? Droll experiment? Maybe a little of both.

The images and titles on this page are often grouped in twos, threes and fours; together, each group forms a progression around a single idea, sometimes a color I request from folks on Twitter and Facebook.

Want to play? Simply look, read, and let your mind fill in the details - then scroll to the next in the series.

To join in, tell me a color name. Just one. Like pink. Or emerald green. I'll do the rest.

Read more about Suggestion Box

Request a color

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Guggenheim Bilbao

Frank Gehry, Guggenheim Bilbao. Built by Ferrovial in Bilbao, Spain, 1997. Steel frame sheathed in titanium, with glass and limestone. Designed in the Expressionist Modern style, the Bilbao reads as a free sculpture of curvaceous metal-clad forms.

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