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Photograph of Artist JOHN NEVILLE COHEN
JOHN NEVILLE COHEN
Nueva Andalucia, Malaga - Spain


, Pygmalions Desire, Fantasy, $6,090
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, The Cygnet, Dance, $6,090
, Butterfly Country, Landscape, $6,090
, The Preacher, Conceptual, $6,090
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, Nude And Feather, Nudes, $6,090
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Artist Statement

PAINTING WITH LIGHT 'Painting with light' is all about photographing projected images that surprisingly are not often projected on to a screen. John discovered the projector really is a magical magic lantern! Computers and digital images were unknown at the time when some of his finest pictures were created (some of them nearly 50 years ago). Yet they have stood up to the test of time and are still considered exceptional, making quite a statement! It was by chance, seeing an image projected, partly on the curtains and wallpaper that started this unique art form. By moving the projector and focusing on to other objects, noting how they distorted the image and influenced the texture and shape, led to the idea of photographing what could be seen. Then by adding more projectors he was also able to blend different images too and so ‘painting with light’ began. John started with an idea and experimented with various images, but he explained that sometimes something unforeseen happened, that sent him down a totally fresh route to create a very different picture than was originally planned, it is these ‘inspired accidents’ that have since turned out to be his very best works. The London Salon Trophy The first time this much coveted International artistic photography trophy had ever been awarded for a colour photograph was in 1967. Presented to John N. Cohen for his creation 'Spirit of Spring', he was also the youngest Salon member ever to have received ...   Read More

Original Artworks (6)

John Neville Cohen, Pygmalions Desire, 2009, Original Digital Art,    cm
John Neville Cohen
Original Digital Art, 2009
107 x 150 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
Spain
John Neville Cohen, The Cygnet, 2009, Original Photography Color,    cm
John Neville Cohen
Original Color Photograph, 2009
107 x 150 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
Spain
John Neville Cohen, Butterfly Country, 2009, Original Photography Color,    cm
John Neville Cohen
Original Color Photograph, 2009
150 x 107 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
Spain
John Neville Cohen, Spirit of Spring, 2009, Original Photography Color,    cm
John Neville Cohen
Original Color Photograph, 2009
107 x 150 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
Spain
John Neville Cohen, The Preacher, 2009, Original Photography Color,    cm
John Neville Cohen
Original Color Photograph, 2009
150 x 107 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
Spain
John Neville Cohen, Nude and Feather, 2009, Original Photography Color,    cm
John Neville Cohen
Original Color Photograph, 2009
107 x 150 x 4 cm (W x H x D)
Spain