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Point of View: Contemporary Photography

Artist Reception: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 6-9PM

Richard Gilles – Parcel 083-141-043

Point of View presents the work of 45 artists, whose diverse perspectives indicate the breadth of photographic practices among artists today. Personal and observational, abstract and narrative, digitally-constructed and traditionally- crafted, photography remains a choice medium for artists both to frame the world as they see it and create the world as they wish to see it.Themes run through the selected photographs and draw them into conversations with one another, including: portraits of communities, landscapes rich with the markers of place, figures transformed into expressionist strokes and abstract gestures, the objects and detritus of contemporary consumerism and its anxieties, memorials to self and city, among others.Throughout, the photographs in this exhibition offer viewers an opportunity to look closely and reconsider our own point of view.”

– Mitra Abbaspour