Category: Photography

Scott Conarroe: A Distinct Eye for the Shore

Vancouver-based Scott Conarroe is acclaimed for his photographs of landscape and the built environment, which evoke romantic pictorial traditions. One of his most intriguing set of works is the By Sea series, a survey of the coastal perimeter of Canada and the U.S. (Above, Sled Dogs in Iqaluit, […]

The Take on Soviet windows

David Hlynsky shot 8,000 Hasselblad images on the streets of Communist Europe from 1986 to 1990, doggedly recording the banality of the Soviet Bloc.  Primarily store windows, the photos illustrate cityscapes “devoid of the trumped up and pumped up urgency” of the West. (Above: Military shirts, Moscow 1990)

Nicolas Ruel: Micromovie photos

Nicolas Ruel transfigures urban spaces with very long exposures that condense each photo into “a kind of 8-second micromovie.”  The Montreal artist assembles key moments in a single take, then prints the large-scale works on stainless steel.  Iconography, his latest exhibition, is on at Thompson Landry Gallery in […]