Confluence: Five Landscapes

July 11, 2010

In the urban interior, street art sprouts amid authoritarian architecture like weeds through cracks in concrete, parks and gardens grow wild around the artifacts and intent of designed landscapes, non-native palms are as exotic and meaningless as public-art abstractions. Yet their confluence is exactly where we live. These are digital captures of large-scale, double-exposed analogue […]

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Chimera: Three Self-Portraits

October 30, 2009

What is the self but a fantastical amalgamation of ideas, inclinations and elements that nonetheless function, generally, as a complete whole? In a similar vein, David Goldberg’s self-portraits are improbable juxtapositions of animal, vegetable and mineral — but peculiarly coherent. Know anyone like that?

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The Breath Between Wonder & Dread: Photographs by Peter Schwartz

May 26, 2009

In these images, photographer Peter Schwartz leaves the viewer with a sense of having just turned the corner onto a vista in which, moments earlier, something extraordinary happened. What displacement of mass caused the water’s rippling, rainbow sheen? Where did that array of symmetry and structure come from, obviously constructed, but unanchored to any comfortable […]

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