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Artist Talk: Photographer Daniel Shea

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Join us for a virtual artist talk with American Framing photographer and sculptor Daniel Shea, as he reflects on the elasticity of photography as both a spatial and image-based form. Shea’s work in American Framing meditates on the mythical lifespan of lumber, tracing its origins from forest to construction site. Through an asymmetric installation and curved frames, Shea skillfully employs the pace and natural curiosity of the gallery visitor to engage them in intimate moments of rigorous looking, further directing their gaze onto abstracted and social aspects of construction work.

Shea is an acclaimed artist who was selected in 2018 as the winner of the twelfth Foam Paul Huf Award, an award for talented photographers under 35. He has exhibited widely from Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, to the Museo de Art Acarigua-Araure in Acarigua, Venezuela (2012), to the Asia Society, Beijing, China (2011).


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