Artist of the Day / Morten Hoj / Sweden/Denmark

I’ve taken these photos from Morten’s ‘Abandoned’ series.  Many photographers take photos of abandoned buildings, but I find Morten’s choices of what exactly to photograph most interesting.  And the fact that most of the photos are relative close-ups of parts of things.  I’m sure that others can express this much more clearly than I can, but in fact, I don’t actually care to analyze art, or anything else really, too much.  I’d rather just view it, or live it.

About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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1 Response to Artist of the Day / Morten Hoj / Sweden/Denmark

  1. barbaraelka says:

    Martin captured this place so well…his bw work is really expressive

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