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  • Photo-Eye Gallery 541 South Guadalupe Street Santa Fe, NM, 87501 United States (map)

photo-eye Gallery - Santa Fe

Light + Metal

Unique Photographs and Objects

Opening: Friday, July 27, 5 – 7 PM
On View: July 27 – September 15, 2018 

David Emitt Adams, Kate Breakey, Vanessa Marsh, Nissa Kubly, Mike Jackson, Anne Arden McDonald, Heather Oelklaus, Kevin O’Connell, David Ondrik, Meghann Riepenhoff, Claire A. Warden, Julie Weber, Vanessa Woods and Lori Vrba

The 14 artists in Light + Metal are reacting to the proliferation of digital photographic technologies by experimenting with traditional, metal-based processes and materials, including silver-gelatin paper, cyanotype, and wet collodion, to create unique photographic objects — often without using a camera. 

Works in Light + Metal employ 19th and 20th-century processes to address three main concerns, the first of which confronts a core tenet of photography: rendering light on a surface. In some works, such as those by Julie Weber and Michael Jackson, light itself becomes the subject. Other artists, including Meghann Riepenhoff, Anne Arden McDonald, and David Ondrik, push the boundaries of photographic materials. All the works included in Light + Metal challenge the notion of a photograph as a convincing representational image. 

photo-eye Gallery, 541 S. Guadalupe St. (in the Railyard Arts District), Santa Fe, NM 87501. Tuesday-Saturday 10-5:30 pm or by appointment. 505.988.5152 x202

For additional information regarding the artists in LIGHT + METAL, or to inquire about purchasing artwork, please contact Gallery Staff at:
505.988.5152 x202 or gallery@photoeye.com.

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READ a write-up of LIGHT + METAL published in Pasatiempo