Georgy mayorov - Photography is an art

This gallery shows how photography has evolved over the years and why it is considered an art along with the paintings and sculptures. Photography is an art form which not everyone can understand and not everyone can see something remarkable in the simple from the first look photographs.

Mickey House-Room, Kang, Hong Goo, 강홍구, 2005/2006, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
On this photograph we can see an empty grey room with a teared down wallpapers and a dirty floor. In the middle of the room a small pink and yellow toy house with a sunlight shining on it through the door.
Trainee -Keep the Balance Right Leg, Kang, Hong Goo, 강홍구, 2005/2006, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
This photograph is of same photographer as previous one. On this photographer a small toy figure of a karate man is placed next to a gray dirty wall with sunlight shining on the toy figure.
New York 2011, Fernando Maquieira, 2011, From the collection of: Fundacion MAPFRE
This photograph turns appealing because of the shapes its has. On the photograph we can see a women dressed in warm clothing walking down the stairs in the subway holding on to old yellow handrail.
London 2010, Fernando Maquieira, 2010, From the collection of: Fundacion MAPFRE
This photograph is of old lady driving a small clean blue colored car. Her face expression is depressed and she seemed to think about something and not pay attention to the road.
Petersburg Underground, Liisa Roberts, 2015, From the collection of: la Biennale di Venezia - Biennale Arte 2015
This photograph is of underground in Petersburg city. We can see how underground wall has been made out of other photographs showing perhaps some old people who were related to the construction.
Vanish Away-Apricot Tree, Kang, Hong Goo, 강홍구, 2009, From the collection of: Korean Art Museum Association
On this small photograph we can see some sort of desert and two bent dry tree trunks. One of the trees still have pink leaves on it. In the between those trees we can see something like wheelchair.
Madrid 2010, Fernando Maquieira, 2010, From the collection of: Fundacion MAPFRE
On this photograph we see old man trying to count his coins while standing in what looks like cafe or art gallery. Image has a deeper meaning of elderly people being disrespected and not cared about.
Madrid 2011, Fernando Maquieira, 2011, From the collection of: Fundacion MAPFRE
On this photograph we see blonde young woman crossing the road during night time. Her face expression shows depression perhaps about her actions which contrasts with her cloths she is wearing.
New York 2008, Fernando Maquieira, 2008, From the collection of: Fundacion MAPFRE
On this image we see a dark skinned man in his middle years in the underground train covering face with his hands in depression. Wearing middle class cloths which could mean that he is in trouble.
Madrid 2011, Fernando Maquieira, 2011, From the collection of: Fundacion MAPFRE
Final image shows us Asian looking person wearing black coat and smoking on the street. Street walls are covered in graffiti. I would say that this genre of photography is a street photography.
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