University Projects

The language of flower

Flowers in photography: Inspired from Nick Knight’s flower photography



Nick Knight is among the world’s most influential and visionary image makers. At the first moment when fashion photography’s shift from analog process into its digital future began to make an impact on the narratives and styles of fashion photography, Knight made an emphatic gesture about the relevance and pure pleasure of photography’s past and the standards to aspire to in the future.

Reference:

Knight, Nick. Nick Knight. Collins Design, New York, 2009.

‘All human life is like a flower…’

‘The aphorism ‘all human life is like a flower..’ makes manifest he long-held idea of identifying human existence with the symbolism of flowers. The power of flowers to symbolise belief systems has been used throughout history to establish dynastic power and authority, notably by monarchies.’

More, Andrew, and Christopher Garibaldi. Flower power: The meaning of Flowers in Art. Philip Wilson: London,2003.

Flowers in photography: Inspired from Nick Knight’s flower photography



Anatomy of flower

Flowers in photography: Inspired from Edward Manet’s 

Bobbie Burgers‘ paintings recontextualize flowers with her wonderfully emotional and provocative brush strokes and brilliant use of scale.

Reference: https://honestlywtf.com/art/bobbie-burgers/

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