Looking at the layout of this post, which could have a bearing on my credibility as a critic on this subject, one could be forgiven for thinking this blogger was under the influence of something illicit. Not so. Please blame the eccentricities of the blogger software which imposes many strange constraints for those of us who couldn't care a fig about learning HTML or CSS!
I've just received a swag of delicious art books and one of them, at first glance and without digesting the text, has me bitterly disappointed and scratching my head because the title did not match the content. It is a book all about light-filled landscapes and the glowing colours different light conditions can generate. With only one or two exceptions, the pictures of the art work in this book are dark, dull, dreary and lifeless.
I thought there surely was something wrong when an artist was writing all about these topics and the work illustrated was so far off the mark. What right did this artist have to preach about creating stunning, glowing landscapes when their work was so dull?
Maybe it is just my copy that is off? Anyone else struck this problem?