Several pieces from my Marfa, Texas series are included in the exhibition, "American Structures", along with the work of Magda Biernat, Jeff Brouws, Jim Dow, Henry Horenstein. Stefanie Klavens, and John Woolf. The exhibit opens on September 8 at the Robert Klein Gallery, 38 Newbury Street, Boston, and runs until October 28. To learn more about the exhibit, follow this link:
The Beinecke Library at Yale University has just opened the exhibition, "Eye of the West", featuring the work of twenty contemporary photographers who focus on the American West. I'm delighted to be a part of this exhibition, which includes 158 photographs from the Beinecke's permanent collection. The exhibition runs until December 16th. Follow this link to learn more about it:
The "Eye on the West" exhibition is accompanied by a catalog of the same name. It is available from Yale University Press. Follow this link to learn more about the catalog or to order it:
The exhibition and catalog, both overseen by George Miles, Curator of the Division of Western Americana at the Beinecke, include the work of David Plowden, Laura McPhee, MIguel Gandert, Toba Tucker, Richard Buswell, John Willis, David Ottenstein, Lauren Henkin, Will Wilson. The image shown here, Lake Powell near Page, Arizona, 1995, is one of my pieces included in both the exhibition and the catalog,
I’m just back from Detroit. Since the 1960s, the population there has declined from 1.8 million to about 650,000. Now nearly a third of this once thriving city is vacant. Countless houses have been demolished, while others have been transformed into art objects and still others left to rot. Services , including grocery stores, are few. But some imaginative and energetic people are hard at work raising vegetables on vacant lots. Below are a few early picks from my time in Detroit.
I have work in the Summer Show at the Robert Klein Gallery, 38 Newbury Street, Boston.. The image here, Palo Verde, California, is featured in the gallery's announcement. It's from my series, Downstream: Encounters with the Colorado River. The show is up until August 24th. So, if you're in Boston.....
Last summer I went to Marfa, Texas to see what I could see. I came home with what became the series Some Buildings in Marfa, but also with photographs of the big Texas sky. Back in the studio, I made composite images for the first time ever. I let the sky dominate, then introduced a strip of ground and sometimes an artifact from the Some Buildings series. It's liberating to move beyond the straight photograph, to play with combining photographic elements into a new whole. Below are some examples.
In case you're in Southern California...... I have work in an exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum. The exhibition is "Journey Through the Desert, The Road Less Traveled". It runs until November 25th. The color image on the announcement shown here is mine: Artists' Drive, Death Valley, California, 1989.