Art Photo Collector

"Photographs open doors to the past, but they also allow a look into the future." Sally Mann  

Artists can find inspiration anywhere, but it was a severe horse-riding accident six years ago that catalyzed Sally Mann to create her latest series, “Upon Reflection,” opening tomorrow night at Edwynn Houk Gallery.

Banged-up and physically incapacitated from the accident, Mann did what any artist impelled to create does: she looked within. Unable to carry around her large format camera, Mann took self-portraits whose reflections go deeper than the surface of her skin.

Choosing to use a mid-19th Century historical printing process, ambrotype, (with her own modern modifications) Mann’s handmade prints are a metaphor for her own recovery. These images are blurred, scratched, pitted, grainy, over/under exposed—all providing an organic reflection of an important artist who has never shied away from revealing the depths of her own psyche.  —Lane Nevares 

  1. pastel-c0n-leche reblogged this from artphotocollector
  2. slimbreezy reblogged this from artphotocollector
  3. ethnicdistance reblogged this from giveintocaesar
  4. janastormanns reblogged this from cloudlesssea
  5. oceanoir reblogged this from giveintocaesar
  6. giveintocaesar reblogged this from cloudlesssea
  7. cloudlesssea reblogged this from 18pct
  8. mixedwiththearcher reblogged this from artphotocollector
  9. qiuyuzhao reblogged this from artphotocollector
  10. ice-cream-castle reblogged this from artphotocollector
  11. chauncat reblogged this from artphotocollector
  12. greenlinechillin reblogged this from artphotocollector and added:
    I love Sally Mann
  13. world-war-crap reblogged this from artphotocollector
  14. nohumano reblogged this from artphotocollector
  15. thegeekisback reblogged this from artphotocollector
  16. le-third-wheel reblogged this from cordisre
  17. devious-semantics reblogged this from struharphoto
  18. tatianapatron reblogged this from artphotocollector
  19. aymanjabr reblogged this from artphotocollector
  20. fear-and-longing reblogged this from artphotocollector and added:
    “Photographs open doors to the past, but they also allow a look into the future.” Sally Mann Artists can find...
  21. linghy reblogged this from artphotocollector
  22. artkeepsbreathing reblogged this from artphotocollector
  23. pandanomore reblogged this from theredshoes
  24. ayaych reblogged this from artphotocollector
  25. theredshoes reblogged this from artphotocollector
  26. swsmh reblogged this from artphotocollector
  27. ukulelefist reblogged this from artphotocollector