Abstract landscapes inspired by Mark Rothko’s art

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By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Friday 21 September 2012

Photographer Alfonso Calero captured these abstract landscapes inspired by the painter Mark Rothko using a variety of methods he explains on Australian Photography. Based in Sydney, Calero shoots food, portraits, landscapes and travel subjects for a variety of clients. Four years ago he started his own company based around travel education and tours delivering photography workshops in Australia, Japan, Philippines and Spain. [via Feature Shoot]

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Aleksandra Rdest

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 27 January 2010

Canadian painter Aleksandra Rdest looks to forms in nature — clouds, cells, sound waves — for a jumping-off point for her large-scale abstract paintings. The translucence she achieves with acrylic gives her pieces a luminous, backlit quality that captivates the viewer much in the way that Mark Rothko’s paintings do.

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