Mirror

Hall-of-Mirrors-at-Versailles

The Mirror – Mastering Reflection or Eye Catching Deception

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Described as the ‘matrix of the symbolic’ the Mirror has accompanied the human quest to know and understand our own identity… who is the fairest of them all?

Metropolitan Vanities – Capturing a Selfie, Cautionary Tales

Metropolitan Vanities – Capturing a Selfie, Cautionary Tales

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The exhibition Metropolitan Vanities at The Met NY should attract those whose curiosity may lead them to understand, snapping a ‘selfie’ is about so much more

Mastery over Reflection

Mastery over Reflection

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Mastery over reflection was the first stage in a cultural revolution that influenced the relationship between humans and their image evermore. A mirror allowed a knight to learn gestures of civility. It promoted the ideal gentleman by helping him to refine his image and bodily adornment. Appearance became everything. ‘Sweet mirror…