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Photo Fetish

by Natalie Hegert
“It’s like looking at a crime scene,” whispered one observer at Michael Mazzeo Gallery, as she inspected a large-scale, panoramic photograph of a shabby, uncomfortable domestic interior. The photograph is part of a series of about a dozen entitled Home Theatre by Hrvoje Slovenc, a young Croatian-born, New-York-based artist, fresh from his recently earned MFA at Yale.   The domestic spaces depicted in Slovenc’s series are indeed like crime scenes, and contain clues—a pair of handcuffs, a heavy stick, various apparatuses for asphyxiation, black plastic bags duct taped over a wall.  But these are not... [more]
Posted by Natalie Hegert on 4/10/11