hannibal & visual porn: lines and bars
It feels increasingly like the places are enveloping their characters in a grid of lines and bars. (..) Fuller emphasizes this by drawing close to these gridded habitats, suffocating the mere mortals in slowly zooming, confining shots. (…) The overwhelming impression is not just that the world is imprisoning the characters, but also that Hannibal is the force behind the imprisonment. The lines seem to become puppet strings. [x]
Born in Cortez, Colorado, Francis Livingston has been painting for 35 years. He is in the top ranks of American illustrators, and his work has been widely published. Francis Livingston’s paintings have been exhibited in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. Livingston was awarded both Gold and Silver Medals from the New York Society of Illustrators, San Francisco Society of Illustrators, and Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles.
- Joan Didion, “The White Album”
Maurice Sapiro paints landscapes and still lifes, many of which explore an ongoing preoccupation with light. His paintings often capture that incredible moment when land meets sky, and he manages to convey a strong sense of atmosphere in a literal sense – air and light coming together.