REVISED Assignemnet Four: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words – Essay

Coppens, Martien (c.1935-45) View of Bakelse Heikant: fields on the edge of pine forest, separated by winding road. Dutch province Brabant; Lieshout.   Land of Silence Martien Coppens View of Bakelse Heikant: fields on the edge of pine forest, separated by winding road is an overwhelming subdued, almost...

Assignemnet Four: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words – Essay

December 12, 2020

Silver gelatin print, format almost 4:5, no exact date between 1935 and 1945. Photographer Martien Coppens, born March 18, 1908, (Dutch province Brabant); Lieshout. Land of Silence An overwhelming subdued, almost cliché landscape in nuances of grey, never touching the extremes of black and white, never harsh. The image...