Raymond St. Arnaud: The Chair of Final Remorse

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    The Chair of Final Remorse


Creation Year:



    28 in x 21 in



Artist Statement:

    Raymond St. Arnaud’s first means of artistic expression was photography, and photography continues to be the basis for all his work. For his personal visual statements, he has used photographic images to produce photographs, paintings, drawings, and prints. Currently, he is using his photographs as a source for computer-manipulated/altered images and prints. He outputs his images with an Epson 3000 printer using a Lyson archival dye set on archival art paper.

    The basis of his personal imagery can be described as photographing a found object or a found incident. One of the methods he uses to change images may be thought of as recursive or self-referential. The image is altered by using information from the image, not only as the source for the image, but also as the modifying parameter. Other modifications include: altered color and tone values, and enhancement or suppression of detail.

    These images are from a new series called As Seen On TV, in which the photographic images are modified to resemble a symbolic TV screen.