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To sum up Whitman’s work, I’d have to say “picture perfect.”  The fact that he was able to be so descriptive gave me the feeling of actually “seeing” what he saw. Sometimes it didn’t even seem as if he tried to be descriptive as he was; it seemed to naturally flow, which is what kept […]

Posted at: February 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm - Number of Comments » 2

If “modernization entailed a decoding and deterritorializaion of vision,” (Crary 42) then Turners’ paintings should be considered modern. What Turner did was something that the human eye is nearly incapable of. Turner did decode exactly what he saw by observing and interpreting his exact vision onto a blank canvas after staring into the sun. To […]

Posted at: February 8th, 2011 - 12:35 pm - Number of Comments » 4