William Turner Gallery presents “NO SUCH PLACE” – recent works by Jay
Mark Johnson this Saturday, Feb. 23 through March 30.
reception will be held opening day at the gallery from 6-8 pm at 2525
Michigan Ave. E1 (Bergamot Station), Santa Monica.
Initiated in 2005,
these monumental color photographs, including a 30-foot-long triptych,
follow the migrations of people and their vehicles across attenuated
landscapes and saturated terrains from the dockyards of Singapore and
the rice paddies of Cambodia to the dairy farms of Australia and the
populated centers of Rome, Prague, Hamburg, Hong Kong, and Los Angeles.
This exhibition takes viewers on a fantastical journey where nothing is
as it seems.
Shadows are crisscrossed and the relative speed of an
object determines its size.
Moving bodies appear isolated from their
backgrounds and the backdrops themselves have been obliterated.
manner, the results of Johnson’s process become a metaphor for his own
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