Corinne Vionnet layers hundreds of similar photographs of the same landmark to give an impression of a place we all know. She chooses locations based on travel brochures and tourism statistics, then culls anonymous snapshots from the Internet. Influenced by the mists of Monet and Turner, as well as early etchings of monuments, she hopes to create a portrait of collective memory.
Influenced by Robert Irwin, Robert Ryman and John Cage (especially his use of silence) Uta Barth's photographs resemble minimalist painting, "engaging the ephemeral, the ambient, and the subliminal," as she says. Her work implies peripheral vision, showing not obvious elements of a place, but detail...
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