Final Project-Research Presentation: Brianna McArdle

My Interest: Framing, distortion, perception, and documentation.

Uta Barth 

“I am interested in the conventions of picture-making, in the desire to picture the world and in our relationship, our continual love for and fascination with pictures.”

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Ground #2, Chromogenic print on panel; 29.5 x 27.5 inches, 1992-1993.

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Field #20 & Field #21, Acrylic lacquer on canvas; 204 x 132 inches each, 1996.

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Field #22, Acrylic lacquer on canvas; 132 x 90 inches, 1996.

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nowhere near (Untitled 99.2), Chromogenic prints in artist frame; Diptych, 35 x 90 inches, 1999.

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nowhere near (Untitled 99.3), Chromogenic prints in artist frame; Diptych, 35 x 90 inches, 1999.

All images from Uta Barth’s website, filed under “Work”

  • Barth’s work is so much about seeing and subverting traditional perceptions of photography as she moves away from subject matter.
  • Her work becomes about observing and the act of looking.
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