The Rayograph

Art-ificial

American artist Barry Underwood creates lighting installations inspired by cinema and contemporary art, situating them amidst gorgeous natural landscapes around the country. Construction of these pieces can take anywhere from a few days to several weeks. After they are placed outdoors, the artist photographs his painstakingly-crafted creations, thus leaving an enduring record of these otherwise temporary installations. Ultimately, his imaginative scenes rightfully draw our attentions to the beauty of the natural world. It is curious, I think, that we should sometimes need something so artificial (think, for instance, of the constructions of the great installation artist Christo) to help us more fully appreciate our terrestrial surroundings.

Via We Heart.

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This entry was published on May 2, 2012 at 2:25 PM. It’s filed under Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Art-ificial

  1. Steve Ramirez on said:

    cool…

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