Fine Art Photography

Moving Beyond the 2D Print

August 11, 2016


Meghann Riepenhoff’s “Littoral Drift #217,”  “#273” and “#216” installed at SF Camerawork. Riepenhoff is one of a number of photo-based artists who are pushing the medium off the wall and into new directions. 

It’s become common in recent years to walk into a photography exhibition and see three-dimensional works that leap out from the wall, photo-based sculptures that sit on pedestals, or installations that use a gallery space to create an experience for the viewer. By experimenting with photographic materials and pushing beyond the expected framed, editioned, two-dimensional print, photographers are finding new...

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