LOVING NEW YORK
I visited New York in 2009 and the city totally stole my heart. During two weeks I took a lot of photos and I’ve created many pieces of art in various styles of those shots. Still, even yesterday I managed to find an interesting and “unused” image of New York! Oh the joy! That picture became “New York – Elements I”. It felt like coming home, to work with the visuals of the Big Apple again!
THE “NEW YORK - ELEMENTS I”
This powder colored, almost symmetrical piece with blue, pink, black and white accents is a layered digital photography collage, depicting skyscrapers in Manhattan. I think it is a kind of poetry of lines. The structure of the surface and the shapes of the buildings have a rhythm to them. Maybe that’s why I can also see this piece turning into music – not exactly into a symphony, but rather into an anthem for a city full of astonishing architecture.
The structure of the image reminds me of kaleidoscopes. It feels like as if someone might just turn the cylinder a bit to the right and this image would appear no longer. The sections, shapes and blocks of color would reposition them selves and the image would be called “Elements II”.
If I look at the image just as a piece of two dimensional art, it feels to me, that the changing point of views and fragments of altering colors within the image create an impression of time passing. The light seems to change. The viewer seems to be moving along the street, even though the location stays the same.
I hope you enjoy this piece of art. It’s New York cousins can be found under the “artworks”.
Have a fantastic week!
I bet, that especially if you are in New York, it’s bound to be just that!
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Karoliina Veijo is a photography artist, who loves to capture the wonders of the world and turn the images into colorful pieces of art. Her trademarks are architectural portraits and layered nature collages.