Positive / Negative (negative / positive)

6 April 2017 – Oh, go ahead …

Play with the spaces.

I seek out Greg Payce’s Apparently every time I visit Toronto’s Gardiner Museum.

And no, not because these earthenware vessels are examples of “albarelli,” a pharmaceutical shape of the 16th century. (Though that is very good to know, isn’t it?)

Nope. I just want to stand there, playing with the spaces.

And giggling when I succeed.

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  1. Silver Donald Cameron

     /  6 April 2017

    I’ll see your albarelli and raise an epitheton necessarium. You can look it up. I just learned it, but it explains my name.

    Many hugs, Don

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    • “Necessary epithet”? (My guess, from Gr. 13 Latin lo those many decades ago… ) When I was a child on Dorval Island, we had several Johnson families. Hence the epitheton necessarium, “Pumphouse Johnson.” And hugs to you

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  2. Good Post

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  3. Beautiful and eye-moving. The shadows are part of the art. Wonderful curves. And then the addition of reflections. A great photo.

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  4. Fascinating! I learned something new. Thanks for educating me!

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    • It’s nifty, isn’t it? First time around, I had to work hard to ‘see’ the shapes of those negative spaces. Now I usually see the children more easily than the vases

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