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Date(s) - 11/01/2019
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Strand Bookstore

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Early-twentieth century modernism was a watershed moment in cultural history, a stripping away of superfluous decoration. The spread of democracy and the innovations of the Machine Age swept aside the ostentation that heretofore had been a signifier of power and wealth. I set out to trace the beginnings of our age via architecture. Pushing out my old large-format camera’s focal length to twice-infinity?with no stops on the bellows rail, the view through the lens was an utter blur?I discovered that superlative architecture survives the onslaught of blurred photography. Thus I began erosion-testing architecture for durability, completely melting away many of the buildings in the process.

Join us in the second floor Art Department as Hiroshi shares his latest work with Darius Himes!