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David Maisel

Rendering the Invisible

Maisel wide

Thursday, February 10, 2011
5:10 pm


In-person Event

Michigan Theater
603 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge

David Maisel’s large-scaled otherworldly aerial photographs of environmentally impacted sites propose an expanded definition of beauty to encompass the damaged, the transmuted, and the decomposed, examining both the aesthetics and politics of open pit mines, clear-cut forests, and zones of water reclamation. Maisel’s photographs, multi-media projects, and installations have been exhibited internationally, and are included in collections including the Metropolitan Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum. His work has been the subject of three monographs: The Lake Project, Oblivion, and Library of Dust.

With support from Arts Engine.

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