Tour de Force: James Welling’s Artistic Versatility

March 7, 2013

By Conor Risch

© James Welling

"0869, 2009," from "Glass House." James Welling created this series of photographs of The Philip Johnson Glass House, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, by holding colored filters in front of the lens of his digital camera. Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more of Welling's work.

Regardless of their chosen medium, artists want to be known for something. One of the measures of success is that audiences recognize when they are looking at, listening to or reading the work of a particular artist, because that artist has staked out a creative territory of their own. The rub of recognition, however, is that once an artist has...

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