Art Photography

DGPh Workshop NFT I + II

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Sun, 06/06/2021 - 20:00

The current hype about non-fungible tokens (NFT) offers photographers, galleries and web designers new opportunities to expand their existing business models. However, the digital crypto world has its own rules of the game and a hasty entry is not recommended here.

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From photo to NFT

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Sat, 05/08/2021 - 20:32

NFTs - the hype

Suddenly people buy art anonymously in the form of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) on "marketplaces" on the Internet, which - compared to classic galleries - can hardly be described as an art business.

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Jonas Burgert Sinn Frisst

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Mon, 01/04/2021 - 20:29

From February 16 to August 16, 2020, the Arp Museum in Rolandseck station showed the impressive exhibition "Sinn Frisst" by the artist Jonas Burgert. Especially for this exhibition, he created seven large-format works that lead into fictional worlds that immediately draw the viewer's accent of reality. One encounters beings who seem to be in the usual reality as well as in dream worlds and who locate the concept of "dark matter" from physics as an artistic transformation in the social world.

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Holographic art in Pulheim Town Hall

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Fri, 09/25/2020 - 18:37

At the end of the 1990s, the Holography Museum was closed by Matthias Lauk and its approximately 350 exhibits were looking for new owners. In order to be able to assess holographic art, the view must not be obscured by 3D animations, stereoscopic images or simulated pseudo-3D effects with red-green orthogonal glasses. Otherwise the careless assessment of the ignorant takes place too quickly, one is on the level of souvenir articles.

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Holography Museum Lauk in Pulheim

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Fri, 09/25/2020 - 16:58

In October 1982 I published an article entitled "Laser technology - breakthrough successful" as the specialist editor of "Idea - Das Magazin für Ingenieure". Since holography was one of my areas of specialization during my studies at the Ruhr University in Bochum, this interesting and future-oriented technology should of course not be missing. In order to cover the wide range of their areas of application, e.g. to round off the nondestructive testing of materials, etc., the artistic aspects of holography should also be examined. While researching, I found Mr.

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Streetart in Portugal

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Sun, 11/24/2019 - 18:45

Portugal and the ocean are part of it, and so maritime motifs in street art are found to fit even when they appear on ruins under high voltage power lines. The fish chosen here as the lead (unfortunately without a recognizable signature) belongs in this category and we were able to look at this beautiful picture just before a highway entrance near Aveiro.

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