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Larry Fink’s collection of silver gelatin and archival pigment print photographs titled “The Vanities” investigates the private moments of public personas of the film and fashion world. They project nether worldly beauty, decadence, and by implication lead a life that walks the tightrope of fantasy on earth.  In Fink’s lucid photographs, women don elegant silk [...]

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The female subjects of Dream Big, Davis & Davis’ ironically titled solo exhibition at L2Kontemporary are caught within frames of reverie. While the candid photographs taken on the streets of Atmani, Hakone, and Kyoto document women at their blue-collar jobs, mainly in the food service industry, they also reveal a moment where their emotive, gestural, [...]

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Long before Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States, he was known as “Barry” on the Occidental campus in during the 1980’s.   Lisa Jack’s “Barack Obama the Freshman,” provides an intimate portrait of the soon-to-be-politician, chain smoking cigarettes, flashing his signature grin, leaning within a narrow frame of a hallow and hiding [...]

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Marianne Mueller’s photographs present bodies and locations that are dislocated, disconnected, and bare.  Many of the photographs have been blown up to glossy poster-size and are pinned at odd heights on the gallery walls, presenting the viewer with an awkward vantage point and establishing a forced distance between the surveyor and the surveyed.  Mueller expresses [...]

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