Travel, Gardens, Food, Photography, Books, Shoes

IPhriday Photo Challenge: IPhlop Art

Artwork???????

Artwork???????

 

Painted in Waterlogue App

Painted in Waterlogue App

 

Painted in Brushstroke, Illustration Setting

Painted in Brushstroke, Illustration Setting

I hate this!!!  It is a piece of “artwork” that sits in the front of our small town post office. To me this is what gives “ART” a bad name. To most people observing it, it looks like junk taken from a junk yard and welded together. It was given to our fine village as a gift. Hmmmm…….. beware of free gifts I say. Of course we had to build a base for it to sit on and have a big ceremony to acknowledge such a fine gift. Spare me. Well I guess the good thing is we didn’t have to worry about it being an eyesore when it finally rusted, because it came to us rust and all. There is a program on Acorn TV (a channel of British TV which I love to watch) that is called “How To Read a Painting.”  Maybe there will be something on there about “How to Like a Piece of Rusted Junk”! Stay tuned!

I have shown the photo painted in the Watercolor App and the Brushstroke App too. I Loved the sky and tree branches in the Waterlogue App! But, Waterlogue couldn’t help this ugly art in the garden either! Blob that it is!  Brushstroke tried to make the most of it! As we all shall have to!

Enjoy the IPhriday Photo Challenge! Post a photo taken with your Phone on Fridays!

 

 

 

 

7 Responses to “IPhriday Photo Challenge: IPhlop Art”

  1. elmediat

    Definitely art sculpture. The problem is context. I have seen this before, modern high concept abstract art gifted or purchased for a community or public institution. The artist’s intention is lost because the piece does not fit the surroundings. It lacks context and intention.
    Does the piece have a name/title ? Is it posted ? Is it part of a series that fits a specific theme ?

    Note that once you modified the image you created an aesthetic context of colour and texture. The second image is impressionistic and creates a much better blend abstract form and context of surroundings. 🙂

    Reply
    • CadyLuck Leedy

      Does the piece have a name. No
      Is it posted No
      Are town is near a lake some have suggested the different pieces represent a lake. Maybe things sunk at the bottom of a lake I think

      Reply
      • elmediat

        The piece does remind me of some of the industrial sculptures designed represent shipping and mining near the Great Lakes.
        Your visual interpretations were very well done. 🙂

  2. Hildegard

    In our community, we have an expensive sculpture by a famous sculptor. It’s placed in front of a municipal building. We found out why it looks like a twisted “worm”: when you come out of the building, having paid a parking fine, it reflects how you felt just moments before. 😉 Some rusted sculptures can be quite ingenious; as elmediat says, it depends on the context. And hey, it gave you an opportunity to make some interesting observations and aesthetic improvements… 😉

    Reply
  3. graydaysandcoffee

    Brushstroke highlighted the rusty nature of the sculpture. I like that treatment.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Travel with Tech

My camera and I...

OUR CROSSINGS

the beauty of a life of travel

Laidback Gardener

Welcome to Larry Hodgson’s world

Gardening on the Rocks

Landscaping among the boulders, bugs and bears in Buncombe County.

thehomeplaceweb

Drop in and stay awhile

Dining with Donald

Donald on dining in and out

A Suffolk Lane

A diary of my life in rural north Suffolk.

Home Grown and Homemade

Growing our own and then eating it

2 Black Hens

My garden through the seasons

Retirement Reflections

What I Wish I Knew Before I Retired

sallysgardenblog.wordpress.com/

Sallys Garden. My thoughts as I garden, design and travel.

My Own Little Allotment

My own little allotment of land (in whatever form it takes, whatever I do with it, or dream of doing) serves as a springboard for creativity and happiness.

thedevelopingplot

Our flowers and plants are healthy, local and friendly to the environment as well as being beautiful.

The Renaissance Gardener

Making a garden in south-west France ... and much more ...

Gardens. Travel. Life.

Spend time twixt London, Somerset and Andalucia - Garden food wine love & a bit of theatre. Also like a holiday or two....ooh & happily retired. Instagram: Pitcombe123

Mostly Not New

Exploring alternatives to constantly buying new crap

Book Time

Let's Talk Books

Murtagh's Meadow

Ramblings of an Irish ecologist and gardener

Tales from the garden

The adventures of a wandering gardener

Cosmos and Cleome

adventures in my gardens

%d bloggers like this: