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John Cyr: Developer Trays

John Cyr: Developer Trays

It might be difficult to imagine a truly unintentional painting, let alone one that’s a photograph. But John Cyr’s Developer Trays, on view at Elizabeth Houston Gallery from March 28 to June 2, come quite close, notching up abstract expressionism a few degrees closer to its unconscious ambitions. If “form follows function” was destined to be the guiding light of Bernd and Hilla Becher’s careful typologies…

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The Photography Show 2018 Presented by AIPAD

The Photography Show 2018 Presented by AIPAD

For the gallery’s second AIPAD exhibition, Elizabeth Houston will be presenting the works of Aaron Siskind, in addition to the photographs of Melanie Willhide. Embodying movement and rhythm within the frame, both photographers actively challenged the visual norms of their era, creating work that continues to stand outside the defining limits of space and time.

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Andy Mattern: Average Subject / Medium Distance

Andy Mattern: Average Subject / Medium Distance

Examining the hierarchy between technology and the individual, Andy Mattern’s latest solo show, Average Subject / Medium Distance, repositions the practice of photography as both a medium and the object in question. A dialogue between contemporary and historic practice, Mattern’s works places the implications of technology under examination, focusing on its subsequent authority and visibility in our everyday lives.

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Liminal

Liminal

Examining the relationship between accessible and imaginary space, Elizabeth Houston Gallery presents LIMINAL, a group show whose trilogy of works expose time and space beyond initial availability. Working across diverse mediums, each artist redefines the limits of reality and the constraints of perception. Challenging our collective consciousness, LIMINAL provides an alternative translation of our environment. Disrupting and affirming our reliance on visual perception, each work offers an alternate framework to reimagine our own limits, understanding, and perception….

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Melanie Willhide: The Disquieting Muses Again

Melanie Willhide: The Disquieting Muses Again

October 18 - December 9, 2017 If the post-structuralists had ever penned their writings on chestnut beams, their graffiti might have looked much like Melanie Willhide’s The Disquieting Muses Again. A meditation on the construction of identity and desire, Willhide’s...

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Beyond Seeing

Beyond Seeing

September 6 - October 14, 2017 Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 13 from 6-8pm   “You don’t see the people you photograph, you feel them,” quipped Andre Kertesz, a lifelong motto that encapsulates the current exhibition at Elizabeth Houston Gallery more...

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