Category Archives: Photography

Artist James Turrell

Peter Campbell reviewed James Turrell’s show at Gagosian’s Britannia Street gallery in the December 16 issue of the London Review of Books. Although Turrell isn’t making maps, his work sounds really amazing; plus, one of his works uses map-related techniques. … Continue reading

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Gerhard Richter’s ‘Atlas’

In 1961 Gerhard Richter began Atlas, an archive of photographs and other materials from 1945 to the present that he collected as sources for his work. It is a work in progress and contains more than 5.000 images to date. Atlas is … Continue reading

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Handout for 9-20-10

Hey everyone, Here is a handout for today, featuring “Myrtle,” a poem by John Ashbery (originally published in And the Stars Were Shining; it’s been included in a number of anthologies, including Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems) as … Continue reading

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