Category: Photography

Zilberberg: Who is Alice?

Alice Zilberberg explores femininity through the image composites she creates of women characters in folklore, mythology and art history, especially in this dark series called the Death of Happily Ever After.  It’s part of Who is Alice, her solo show at Bezpala Brown Gallery in Toronto this month. […]

Lori Nix: Miniature Dioramas

These scenes of a post-apocalyptic world are by photo-artist Lori Nix, who meticulously constructs three-dimensional miniature dioramas by hand, and captures the images using a large-format film camera. (Above: Circulation Desk ) Church, chromogenic print, 40 x 50″ Mall,  40  x 57″ Bar, 40 x 55″ Beauty Shop, […]

Wijnanda Deroo’s New York Eateries

Wijnanda Deroo does interiors – restaurants, bedrooms, the insides of public buildings, homes, factories, hotels. Her evocative series, Inside New York Eateries, at Robert Mann Gallery, was an important addition to the photographic history of New York. Some are well-known icons. (Above: Relish, 225 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn) The […]

David Burdeny: Haunting & Meditative

Winnipeg-born David Burdeny’s architecture and design degrees influence his compelling photographs, including these from his latest series, Traverse.  He started to photograph the prairie landscape at age 12, making his own black and white prints in a makeshift darkroom.  Primarily self-taught, he produces works that have been described […]

The Family as a Wild Adventure

Julie Blackmon photographs scenes she carefully orchestrates with members of her own family, saturated with the “fantasies and realities of domesticity.” Her works cover the sacred moments and wild adventures of a large tribe.  She is superb at communicating the mythic attributes of a family along with the […]

Susan Dobson: An eye for alienation

Canadian photo-based artist Susan Dobson covers suburban culture, architecture, and landscape in a portfolio that takes on everything from the rising moon to toy-strewn basements.  Her sharp observations on urban development and alienation have brought her international recognition.  (Above: Flight Path, from the series Dislocation) End of the […]