Photographer Interviews


James Welling On Drawing with Space and Light

January 29, 2016

By Brienne Walsh

© JAMES WELLING/COURTESY OF THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK/LONDON

James Welling’s digital composite “9910,” 2015, from his series “Choreograph.” Welling combined architecture, landscapes and dance with explorations of human vision. 

James Welling’s new work, “Choreograph,” is a series of large-scale color photographs that features images of dancers digitally laid over images of architectural structures and landscapes in such a way that they resemble doubly exposed analogue film. The series was borne of chance. Welling was commissioned to photograph the Museum of Modern Art’s sculpture garden, which was designed by Philip...

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