Survey of Art: Tobia Makover

Image credit and property of Tobia Makover,

Image credit and property of Tobia Makover Wax Surface Mystery, childhood, concealment- these are the first words that rang through my brain as I gazed at Tobia Makover’s photograph entitled “Sandstorm.” In her recent photographic work, Makover has been experimenting with Encaustic Photography. Encaustic art is created using a wax medium that is heated to… Continue reading Survey of Art: Tobia Makover

The Color of Collaboration: an essay on the history of pigment in southern France

Ochre began in its pure form, as drawing media in early ancient civilizations. This iron oxide mineral is an element of the rocky limestone landscape of Roussillon, the mountain town just above Apt in Provence, southern France. Its ancient use was referred to as “skin paint” and in present day is used to color “everything from soap… Continue reading The Color of Collaboration: an essay on the history of pigment in southern France