PHOTOGRAPHERS TURN THE LENS ON THEMSELVES
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Januay 26, by Brian Slattery- "In some parts of the Kehler Liddell Gallery on Whalley Avenue in Westville, there’s a child crawling into a giant sculpture while others look on. A meeting of Segways. A ruffle of clouds over an open city square. In other parts of the gallery, nudes recline in parlors, and walk with strength and determination through ruins. They catch the photographer’s glance and stare back. The two series of photographs, by artists (and wife and husband) Penryn and Rod Cook, are gathered collectively under the title “French Postcards,” a show running now at Kehler Liddell through March 28. This large exhibit succeeds in being both a display of sumptuous black and white photography and a series of works that ask interesting, important questions about the relationship between photographer and subject..."
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