Tuesday, January 13, 2009

john abbott

i like the simplicity of john abbotts images. from his statement:

Inspired by the minimalist work of Harry Callahan, Elimination represents an escape, a fantasy, a world in a vacuum. My effort to strip away, to simplify, to eliminate complications, complexities and distractions. To caste the world in stark black and white, no grey area, no middle ground, the bare minimum. To focus solely on what I decide, what I want you to see, the right answer, nothing else. It's done. Pure line and form. My message. My truth. Clear and unambiguous. I show my wife. She looks, then speaks. "What is it?"