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Not to be seduced

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Photographers

That’s not to say that working in clear–cuts has been easy. So much effort has had to go to trying not to do certain things. Not to use the sky, on those rare occasions when there is one here in the Nortwest, to rescue the land. Not to be seduced into celebrating the power of men and machines, which can have a Satanic beauty and heroism about it. And not to aestheticize the carnage. Robert […]

Looking for the frontier that was promised

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Photographers

“I went looking for the frontier that was promised, and found a complex landscape – a road that served as a physical and psychological line between wilderness and progress. I drove, like the others, to drive as far as I could drive. They hitched their wagon to the great American need to point their wheels toward the Western horizon. To see for themselves. When they ran out of West, they went North.” Ben Huff, The Last […]

“and – somehow it’s in this balance..” – Henry Wessel

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Photographers / Video

 “..because you’re suddenly seeing the coherence and the connec.. interconnectedness of everything – left to right, top to bottom, front to back – it’s all connected and all.. and – somehow it’s in this balance..” Henry Wessel Via aarh.dk. More Henry Wessel at SFMOMA here. I found this one particularly interesting. Photos at Pace/MacGill Gallery, and Museum of Contemporary Photography.