• A Moment for Contemplation

    4 days ago - By Aesthetica

    “ I believe in a visual language that should be as strong as the written word.” These words, from American artist David LaChapelle, have been deeply influential to the practice of Gal Shahar - an Israeli photographer who looks at image-making as a form of literature. Her most recent project, Contemplation , is suitably steeped in narrative - exploring the relationships and encounters we have with ourselves.
    The resulting works are shown here. Light diffuses into darkened rooms. Figures bend and stretch amongst wildflowers. Elsewhere are swathes of rich velvet and plants withering in vases...
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