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A Study in Graffiti, Stencil and Street Art [Jan. 5th, 2013|12:06 pm]
The Image Collector
Now hanging at my gallery in Cafe Passe, 9 large images, 14 medium size, and 6 small from Laos, Nicaragua, Peru, Jordan, Cuba, Mexico and The United States. I have tried to make them more than just documentary images of found art by recontextualizing them as compositions within their immediate surroundings. The show will hang through February. Here are a few samples.

elpasosm
El Paso

P1013900sm
Mexico City

P1014942sm
Lima, Peru

P1014301sm
Iquitos Peru
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[User Picture]From: low_delta
2013-01-05 11:09 pm (UTC)
The shadow on that first one gives it an interesting feel.

Any idea what is says?
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[User Picture]From: farbel
2013-01-05 11:24 pm (UTC)
no, but i can find a "translator"
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[User Picture]From: dancinglights
2013-01-05 11:30 pm (UTC)
I like these, a lot, and the first especially. I struggle a lot with photographing street art and sculpture, mostly involving my own conflicting ideas of ownership and fair use, which are usually more conservative than local law's. Perhaps the biggest thing I learned as an artist from my Italy trip was the impact of showing them with more context, cultural and environmental factors, unusual lighting. Maybe I didn't have to go anywhere, just paid more attention to your work....
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[User Picture]From: farbel
2013-01-05 11:50 pm (UTC)
You give me too much credit. I only recently figured this out myself, and I am not always successful.
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