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Steven Keirstead
  • 52, Male
  • Ho Chi Mihn City (Saigon)
  • Vietnam
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Website
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~keirst
Relationship status
married
College / University
Rice University
Member type
Artist
If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Photography
I am...
fascinated by Japanese art, particularly Rinpa screen painting of the Edo period and ukiyo-e and senso-e woodblock prints of the Meiji period.
About my artwork
Currently I am working with color diptychs of vertical images shot with 645 medium format film cameras. For landscapes I generally shoot 2 negatives side-by-side. For architectural subjects I often get more creative capturing two images that are not simply adjacent. In either case I am printing both negatives optically on one sheet of conventional color paper.
Artists I like
Peter T. Brown, Stephen Shore, Tawaraya Sotatsu, Hasegawa Tohaku, Sakai Hōitsu, Ogata Korin, Ogata Kenzan, Kobayashi Kiyochika, Toshihide, Toshikata, Hishida Shunsō, Hosoe Eiko, Hiroshi Sugimoto.
Interests
Walking, Hiking, Kayaking, Cooking, Gardening.
Centre of the artworld:
nowhere and everywhere

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Steven Keirstead's Blog

I started a blog on Blogger/Blogspot.

Please see stevendkeirsteadphoto.blogspot.com for some musings on art and photography.

Posted on October 17, 2009 at 20:00

New book "In Eastern Light" available on Blurb.com.

I have just published a 40 page book of color photo diptychs on Blurb.com. Please have a look at the work at http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/769305. The photos are all from the Downeast Coast region of the American state of Maine. The format is partially inspired by Japanese screen painting and multi-panel woodblock prints that were popular in the Meiji Period. I use 645 medium format film cameras to make two adjacent negatives that I then print on one sheet of paper. I then scanned the… Continue

Posted on July 16, 2009 at 13:51

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At 8:25 on June 11, 2008, Beppe said…
Hi,
I'm from ITALY. I invite you to visit my site. www. beppedevoti.com. and http://www.artreview.com/photo/album/listForOwner
I want to invite you to join me in the pure painting art. Thank you for having answered to my Message. I would be honourable if You wanted to participate in the group of my friends. Beppe
At 16:20 on May 6, 2008, artreview.com said…
Hi Steven,

Welcome to artreview.com. Thanks for sharing your photos with us, they're great.

Hope you enjoy the site. Also, check out ArtReview:Digital -- it's ArtReview magazine on your screen every month, and it's FREE
 
 
 

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