Art World Talk: International Art English Has Taken Over The Art World

Art World Talk: International Art English Has Taken Over The Art World

So, I had a thought the other day while I was writing an exceptionally lengthy and tiring job application (for a position I didn’t get). As often happens when you’re engaged in an exceptionally lengthy and tiring task (see above), your mind has occasion to 

Photo History: Auguste Salzmann, Frenchman in Jerusalem

Photo History: Auguste Salzmann, Frenchman in Jerusalem

This issue is a bit about a French photographer, Auguste Salzmann, but mostly about how my emotional reactions to a specific print he made, and the history behind the print. The History Bit Auguste Salzmann was an artist and archaeologist who waded into the scholarly 

Getting Theoretical: Signs, Semiology, Semiotics

Getting Theoretical: Signs, Semiology, Semiotics

When I was first introduced to the concept of the Sign (yes, I’m using a capital ‘S’) I was completely confused. It transpired that the Sign could be split into two and also into three parts.  Let me elaborate. There are two important terms here: