“Auction Sites” originated in 1980 when I came across some Sotheby’s auction catalogs in an English bookstore in Rome. I was attracted to the elegance of the antique pieces and to the history they suggested. I was especially interested in the furniture pieces taken out of context and photographed on the seamless backgrounds. This created an intriguing tension between the three-dimensional objects and the two-dimensional graphic shapes of the image.
I have used this basic imagery in a couple of previous projects, “Auction Sights” and “Property of a Gentleman.” In this current series, I introduced a natural landscape inside the form of the furniture which amplifies the play between the two and three-dimensional spaces. In addition to a spatial dynamic, I appreciate the juxtaposition of the finely-crafted cultural artifacts to the natural elements of the landscape. In this latest iteration, I’ve also added a third element, a variety of objects relating to the landscape. These objects influence the way the space of the setting is perceived and potentially suggest a narrative aspect to the image.
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