Bill Armstrong - The viewer longs to make something out of this image and in doing so perhaps projects their own memories and experiences onto the scene. You want to fill in the missing information. What would it look like if you painted distant memories or foggy dreams - would it look something like this?
Bill Armstrong | Untitled (Film Noir #1433) (2012) | Available for Sale | Artsy
Available for sale from ClampArt, Bill Armstrong, Untitled (Film Noir #1433) (2012), Type-C print, 48 × 40 in
February 21 – April 6, 2013 Artist’s reception: Thursday, February 21, 2013 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. ClampArt is pleased to announce Bill Armstrong’s fourth exhibition at the gallery. Film Noir is new work from the artist’s “Infinity” series, a vast ongoing project that he has been developing for more than fifteen years. Film Noir revisits [...]
I think this photo is good because Bill Armstrong has used leading lines and has cut off the end of the line so that you can't see what is at the end of it which makes you even more intrigued as to where the man is going/has been.