Anthony Goicolea’s black and white digital combination print, Low Tide, 2007, shows an ocean bay besmirched by the hands of progress. Surrounded by natural rock formations, the once idyllic cove has been invaded by alien machinery.
Rather than movie-stars on red carpets, Burk Uzzle documents the ‘ordinary’ Americans that escape media attention, often in ironic ways. His photographs are a celebration of American weirdness; an unmasking of the idealism in our country to expose a fantastical landscape of scrap metal and jarred squirrels.
Uzzle’s recent work is undoubtedly laden with regard for large blocks of color, geometric shapes and the tensions and harmonies explored between the two. Three of his photographs are on view now at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
By Alex Harris One of the central mysteries of life – and as it turns out, of photography and of art – is the relationship between human beings and beauty. What is “beautiful” to an individual, and why? Why for instance might a photographer be drawn to make a beautiful [...]