Fine Art Photography

Rafael Soldi Casts Off Art School Lessons In His Series “Life Stand Still Here”

April 6, 2018

By Conor Risch

© Rafael Soldi

“Veer,” a version of a work Soldi made in art school but had no place for. Once he opened himself up to new ways of working, the piece found its place in his new series.

In his body of work, “Life Stand Still Here,” which is showing this spring at ClampArt in New York City, photographer Rafael Soldi uses abstraction and metaphor to explore the “space within us that defines the core of our psyche.” Though the work is linked to experiences from Soldi’s life—childhood memories, recurring dreams, relationships—he references those indirectly, questioning how what...

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