• Sadaharu Horio | Portfolio

    Sadaharu Horio | Portfolio

    Discover the Japanese artist Sadaharu Horio who is most known for his performances, workshops that get audiences involved in collaborative creative projects, and methods for producing a lot of works quickly. Horio's work has been linked to several Japanese artistic and cultural traditions, including calligraphy, pottery, and Zen.
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  • Black and White Photography vs Art

    Black and White Photography vs Art

    Black and white photography has been an integral part of the fine arts for over a century. It allows artists to focus on composition, form and texture without the distraction of colour, resulting in iconic and powerful images. This medium emphasises form and texture, creating a more abstract and graphic style that effectively conveys mood and emotion. Many renowned photographers,...
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  • Dan Flavin | Portfolio

    Dan Flavin | Portfolio

    Dan Flavin (1933-1996) was an American minimalist artist who revolutionised the use of fluorescent light as a sculptural medium. He believed that light could transform a space and created site-specific installations using regular, industrial-grade fluorescent tubes. His work explored the relationships between color, light, and space and continues to be influential in the fields of sculpture, installation art, and minimalism....
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  • International Women's Day

    International Women's Day

    Happy International Women's Day! Today is a day to honour and celebrate the achievements of women around the world. Here at 1605 Collective, we are thrilled to join in this celebration by highlighting the work of some of our favourite female photographers.⁠⁠These women have not only created iconic images, but have also broken barriers and paved the way for future...
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  • Sarah Moon | Portfolio

    Sarah Moon | Portfolio

    "Captivating, ethereal, and hauntingly beautiful" - these are just a few words that come to mind when one thinks of Sarah Moon's photography. With a career spanning over four decades, Sarah Moon has established herself as one of the most iconic photographers of our time. Her work is a mesmerising blend of fantasy and reality, often featuring dreamlike landscapes and...
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  • Creativity & Mental Health

    Creativity & Mental Health

    Art and mental health are undeniably connected. Creating and experiencing art can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression while promoting feelings of relaxation and well-being. Art therapy is an effective form of therapy for individuals struggling with mental health issues. Art can also be used to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental health. Let's continue to explore the potential of...
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  • "Event Horizon": Sony World Photography Awards Finalist

    "Event Horizon": Sony World Photography Awards Finalist

    Kacper Kowalski, a Polish aerial photographer, embarked on a journey in search of harmony during the onset of winter. With a strong desire to explore the limits of rationality, Kowalski took to the skies to capture breathtaking aerial views of frozen bodies of water. Using a gyrocopter or motorised paraglider, Kowalski completed 76 solo flights between January and March, covering...
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  • The impact of minimal art on modern interior design and architecture

    The impact of minimal art on modern interior design and architecture

    Minimalism has revolutionised modern interior design and architecture with its focus on simplicity, clean lines, and negative space. This approach creates serene and uncluttered spaces that are both practical and beautiful. From the use of neutral colours to simple furniture, minimalism creates a welcome respite from the chaos of modern life. Its impact has been profound, and it will undoubtedly...
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  • Rinko Kawauchi | Portfolio

    Rinko Kawauchi | Portfolio

    Rinko Kawauchi is a renowned Japanese photographer whose unique approach to capturing the beauty of everyday life has gained significant recognition worldwide. Her soft, muted colours, dreamlike quality, and multi-dimensional compositions have made her a prominent figure in the art world. Kawauchi's work explores themes of nature, time, and human experience, and has been exhibited in prestigious galleries and museums...
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  • Antony Gormley | Portfolio

    Antony Gormley | Portfolio

    Antony Gormley is a renowned British sculptor known for his large-scale sculptures that explore the relationship between the human body and space. He often uses casts of his own or other people's bodies to create personal and universal works of art. His most famous works include Angel of the North and Another Place, which are iconic landmarks in the UK....
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  • Sol LeWitt | Portfolio

    Sol LeWitt | Portfolio

    Sol LeWitt was a pioneering American artist known for his groundbreaking work in the realm of conceptual and minimal art. Born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1928, LeWitt rose to prominence in the 1960s with his iconic wall drawings, which combined simple geometric shapes and lines to create a standardised, repetitive visual language. As a self-taught artist who initially worked as...
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  • After Beauty by Maura Sullivan at L'intervalle

    After Beauty by Maura Sullivan at L'intervalle

    Maura Sullivan's second monograph after Things We Remember (Skeleton Key Press, Norway, 2021), After Beauty is inspired by several poems by Walter Fields, which define beauty as an attitude to life rather than as a prettiness of appearance. The book has been mentioned in L'intervalle - the blog about literature, photography, artistic gestures, human sciences, philosophy, interviews and chronicles is curated by Fabien Ribery.
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  • Laura Hospes | Portfolio

    Laura Hospes | Portfolio

    Laura Hospes (b. 1994) has been taking self-portraits since the age of 16 as a way to connect with others and express her inner emotions. Her photographs, which often reflect her struggles with depression and anxiety, have won her numerous awards and have been featured in several international exhibitions and media outlets. She recently published a book, UCP, which documents...
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