thoughts about 4k and the disappearance of the frame

The visual quality of image is always key to an artist. Some may need perfection, the best pigments, the purest of source material, the most perfect lens; but many embrace the ephemeral, the materials at hand, the cheap house paint for the sake of the color and not the rare or archival qualities. The artist's concept, the process, and the execution needs always to reflect back upon each other. If we regard film as art we see a progression of technologies changing the materials and processes at a brisk clip. Many rue the death of the cinema palace, an end to celluloid film, the pulldown film ga…

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