Description - Time Frames by Michael Spano
Documenting the past quarter century on the streets of New York City, this collection uses various technical processes to highlight the distinctive vibe of urban living. Divided into five chapters - Panoramas, Grids, Portraits, Multi-Exposures and Diptychs - each technique offers a new way of looking at life in the city. By applying the rigors of experimentation to the uncertainties and chance encounters of the street, Spano's images make strange incidents out of commonplace moments, revealing the odd nature of the daily world. With 77 duotone photos.
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(21mm x 17mm x 12mm)
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Author Biography - Michael Spano
Michael Spano, former director and curator of the non-profit Midtown Y Photography Gallery, holds and MFA from Yale University and currently teaches at Sarah Lawrence College. He is the recipient of many honors and awards, including fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, CameraWorks, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Spano has exhibited his work at The Museum of Modern Art; the Cleveland Museum of Art; Harvard University's Fogg Museum in Cambridge; The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; and the Los Angeles County Museum, among others. Represented by the Laurence Miller Gallery, Spano's work is featured in the collecitons of The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art; the Cleveland Museum of Art; the Boston Museum of Fine Art; and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Susan Kismaric, a Department of Photography curator at the Museum of Modern Art, has organized many exhibitions and authored numerous catalogues during her tenure, including the book, "Judith "Joy Ross (The Museum Of Modern Art.)