Modernist architecture photographs well, thanks to all those clean lines make for striking shots. But I'll be damned if modernist architecture doesn't look even better in the artwork of artist Lucy Williams, who takes a mixed-media palate—balsa wood and Plexiglas, wool embroidery and acrylic paint, cork and paper—and…
Photos are just supposed to be photos. They're not supposed to go corporeal, assemble and become something new. The following ten entries to this week's Shooting Challenge started as photos and ended as something inherently different.
Digital has made photography simple at the cost of tactility. We don't touch film or prints anymore; there's a new disconnect from photos and physical art. For this week's Shooting Challenge, you'll start in digital but end up somewhere else.
Funny how electronics of the 70s were better dressed than the people who used them, no? Mixed-media artist David "Netherland" van Alphen tackles the decade's blighted fashions and obsession with sound in a new show at San Francisco's Gallery 1988.