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  2. Photographer Bing Wright's Broken Mirror/Evening Sky
    Photographer Bing Wright's Broken Mirror/Evening Sky
    Photographer Bing Wright's Broken Mirror/Evening Sky
    Photographer Bing Wright's Broken Mirror/Evening Sky
    Photographer Bing Wright's Broken Mirror/Evening Sky

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    Bing Wright (b.1958, USA) - Broken Mirror/Evening Sky (2012)

    Broken Mirror/Evening Sky is a new series of striking landscape photographs by New York based artist Bing Wright. Departing from his usual pared down images in grey palettes, Wright offers us moving skyscape photographs of richly colored sunsets reflected onto broken mirrors. This new body of work marks his first return to color photography in almost a decade.

    The images are meticulously constructed through a combination of traditional documentary landscape photographs and the subtle manipulations of an image in the studio. Wright photographs sunsets, then projects the images onto mirrors he has broken in the studio. The mirrors are small, measuring just 14 x 11 inches. The artist re-photographs the reflection and then enlarges the image into a large scale format. This beautiful series incorporates Wright’s recurring themes of abstraction and representation – a contrast he masterfully balances by grounding these shards of images into a bold structure. While more abstract than some of his earlier works, the composition carries a narrative that enables the viewer to collectively experience the beauty of the sunsets the artist has captured, while facilitating an individual interpretation of the emotion they imbue. We are presented with pictorial images, fragmented and in disrepair – a reminder that everything beautiful is flawed and imperfect. Bing’s signature large format lends these images symmetry and exact composition, giving them a majestic quality. (src. James Harris Gallery)

    © All images courtesy the artist

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    Portraits Of Boston Marathon survivors see runners returning to the finish line to look back. See more of these inspiring photos here. 

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    Parakeet - National Geographic Photo Contest 2012

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    Book Art by  Thomas Allen.

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