Archive for January, 2012

31
Jan
12

brancolina :: two accidents


 


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25
Jan
12

ian dallas :: the unfinished swan




20
Jan
12

david dimichele :: pseudodocumentation : photos of imaginary installations


Pendulum (2005)
40×50″ ultrachrome



Bark (2005)
42×55″ chromogenic digital print, edition 6



Branches (2006)
42×60″ lightjet print



Lightrods (2008)
40×65″ lightjet print



Hose (2005)
42×55″ lightjet print



Broken glass (2006)
40×60″ lightjet print



David DiMichele’s series Pseudodocumentation depicts imaginary art installations in monumental exhibition spaces. These pseudo-documents, which are actually photographs of small models in the artist’s studio, playfully engage scale and perception, while blurring the lines between fact and fiction, and questioning how we experience art. DiMichele’s work addresses the role of photography in documenting temporary installations; most people experience these artworks through photographs rather than first-hand. His constructed spectacles are homages to the grand ideas of artists like Richard Serra, Michael Heizer and Robert Smithson. “The works deal with issues of abstraction, conventions of documenting art, and the ideology of the gallery space,” DiMichele says. His rich, dream-like images draw the viewer in, to imagine oneself in the exhibition hall. Dramatically shot from an omniscient perspective, the dwarfed figures are overwhelmed, suggesting that the idea of art is perhaps, unsettlingly, larger than life. (edit from Robert Koch gallery)

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