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Rules of the Game

by Mitch Temple
    For her current exhibition, “Rooms”, Carrie Yury follows a simple set of rules.  She takes pictures of women, only women.  They are shown reclining in bed, or a few times on a couch, but always in their own private, unstaged residence.  The women wear only underwear, and the rooms wear only available light.  There is a rule of representation: the photographs show a cross section of nationalities, ages, and body types.  The last rule is that each piece is composed of two photographs.At first one reads this as a cut.  The body is placed elegantly in frame between the two photographs and th... [more]
Posted by Mitch Temple on 5/11/09
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That's Some Nice Stuff

A slick and mesmerizing video.  I can't afford one, but that's probably for the best.  I'd just watch it all the time and skip work, and end up homeless, and have to sell it anyway.  Wicked controlled watercolors, too.  [more]
Posted by Jeff Sheehan on 1/4/08