Photographer Julien Palast refers to his SkinDeep series as 'a study on the body-object, ephemeral sculptures of the human form. Instant bas reliefs reminiscent of classic imagery.' Palast shrink wraps the human body in brilliant technicolor, at once concealing it while also highlighting its curves and contours. Palast is based in Paris, France.
Explore techniques in the production of abstract and semi-abstract photographic imagery, including use of the university swimming pool, with Barbara Tyroler at CMA this summer! For a full list of all of our workshops: http://www.cullowheemountainarts.org/2016-calendar-first-glance
German photographer Thomas Ruffs most recent work continues his practice of appropriating photographic imagery. . The artist himself has noted that he has not taken a photograph in a very, very long time. In his series ma.r.s., the images are sourced from black-and-white satellite photographs of the surface of Mars, taken by high-resolution cameras aboard NASA spacecraft (“ma.r.s.” stands for “Mars Reconnaissance Survey”)