Tuesday, June 9, 2009

to read or to picture it? what can i do with this book?

one recurring object which i have been seeing much of lately as subject of photographic exploration is the book. so many different ways to pursue its representation/manipulation i wonder what the next new way to do it will be. here are some very fine examples of what some contemporary artists have done:

abelardo morell

thomas allen

mickey smith

cara barer

parsley steinweiss. parsley stacks books and things that look like books once they are stacked.

mary ellen bartley