PATRICK MIKHAIL GALLERY is pleased to present CORONAE, an exhibition of new works by photo-based conceptual artist ANDREW WRIGHT.
In CORONAE, Andrew Wright continues his investigation into current and historical photographic technologies, and interrogates their use in describing the environments that comprise the world around us. This new series of large-scale works takes up and challenges conventional understandings and uses of photographic materials, procedures, and functions, and contributes to the contemporary discourse on photography. Wright’s lustrous and at times indeterminant images present paradoxical references to the macroscopic and microscopic, as well as photographic realms as disparate as interstellar space and the cellular. In part an homage to, and questioning of, the tradition of camera-less image production, the works function to challenge the ways we perceive and recognize shape and form— and, in a contemporary context, advance the notions associated with Gestalt theories of perception and visual organization. By employing multiple photographic technologies and optics, Wright’s CORONAE deconstructs and reconstructs images that sit on the edge of possibility, encouraging us to look at the overlooked, find energy in the
void, and feel the movement, time, and space of an intangible landscape.
MARCH 9 TO APRIL 9, 2011 | 2401 Bank Street
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
5:30 P.M. TO 9 P.M.