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By Misha Gordin

Bound figures huddle in surprisingly orderly rows. drenched, robed acolytes sweep a staircase. A chained, bare guy faces an never-ending horizon. Oddly serene, a head bursts into flames. Misha Gordin has known as the method of images ''similar to writing poetry,'' and certainly, this pretty assortment establishes Gordin as a poet of the picture who makes use of old-school, high-quality paintings options to exquisitely render darkish and compelling replacement worlds and mysterious allegories. via his strategy of “conceptual photography,” Gordin addresses essentially the most primal questions in artwork and lifestyles: start, dying, and the character of being. A rarity within the box, he makes his visible magic — inclusive of college and repetition results — with no machine know-how of any type, utilizing basically conventional darkroom options that remember the earliest days of images. this pretty reward version celebrates the literal high quality paintings of 1 of the main leading edge photographers operating today.

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