Posts Tagged ‘photo’

Jim Gaylord

The paintings of artist Jim Gaylord push the boundaries of identified space and the ambiguity of object relation. Referencing elements of traditional surrealism, Gaylord updates his method of creation by distilling information from film stills. Using several layers of transparent film, the artist is able to render specific elements in the found image that reduces the still down to spatial planes, shadows and general landscape[…..]

Elliott Hundley

Using a variety of materials, the eclectic sculptures of artist Elliott Hundley bring painterly qualities into three dimensions. The artist employs many different elements into his collaged sculptures, including magazines, found objects and family photos, along with pieces of fabric and thread all held together with pins and twist ties. His seemingly formal considerations dissipate as the viewer becomes closer to the work, revealing layers[…..]

Duncan Ganley

Investigating the nature of truth as told through the photographic lens, artist Duncan Ganley documents experience though a fictional language. The artist is currently exhibiting “midnight, mid-Atlantic,” a body of work that was produced during an artist in residence in Iceland, on view now at the Inman Gallery in Houston. Ganley has assumed the role of a researcher, developing a documentary, though completely fictional, about[…..]

Maggie Cardelus

Using an ornamental language, artist Maggie Cardelus strives to engage her viewer in a hospitable world of pleasure, illusion, and distraction. The source of these works are often family snapshots which are transformed into sculptural installations.By using photos the artist underscores time, memory and privacy, while the fragility of the work references the temporal qualities of her subjects. Cardelus is a Spanish-American who graduated from[…..]

Anthony Goicolea

Photographer, sculptor and video artist Anthony Goicolea acts as the main character in the fictitious settings of his work. In his early “Fairy Tales” series, the artist posed as 26 different characters each from a different fable. The artist states “I investigate social constructions of age and gender and I allude to taboos of gender role play, adult and childhood fantasies and conventional ideas of[…..]

Bill Henson

Photographer Bill Henson often portrays young figures shrouded in an ambiguous nightscape. The landscapes are usually non-descript, but seem to reference the abandonment that exists outside of most urban areas. The figures found in Henson’s photos are equally ambiguous often consisting of androgynous adolescent girls. Henson is one of Australia’s most distinguished photographers and his career spans over three decades. In 2005 his career was[…..]