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.