All tagged chaos

Ana Mendieta: The Sublime

 If they are representative of the sublime, her works are remarkably different and intersect with multiple understandings of muted fear in the face of our passing through time. Without resorting to intense magnification, Mendieta shows not (or not only) the framing of ruin, but the fact that our memory and our bodies might be (and are) misconstrued, misread, erased

Sandy Skoglund: The Deliberate Schizoid

I was deliberately trying to make images that were commercially uncommercial. I looked carefully at advertising photography, which was very specialized, slick, contrived, and polished. I decided to work that look and feel into my own studio constructions by using a large format camera and elaborate lighting setups.