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Saturday, May 13, 2006

 

The ModFab Gallery: 3 A.M. From Kyoto Edition



PhotoBlog of the Week:
3 A.M. From Kyoto / "Displacement"

Stuart Lee tells ModFab that the photos at 3 A.M. From Kyoto are purely for his own enjoyment. "Simple as that really. If others get pleasure from them, then it makes me happy. (Clichéd I know, but there you are.)" But we think the color-drenched, avant-garde work on display belies a more accomplished artist than his modest statement implies. A native of Cambridge, UK, Stuart exhibits a mastery of shape, context and form like the best modernists, but also a fantasy underpinning that appears in his uses of visual texture and beyond-reality imaging. He'll be pleased to know that many of us get pleasure from them , too.

A VERY competitive week at the Gallery, with some of the most remarkable finds I've seen this year. Place your votes for one of the following...


Ancient Imagery of the Future: Sicily
A Daily Photoessay: Tree and Pylon
Double Crossed: Strange Saviour
Eyes Wide Shut: Untitled (Motorcross)
The G8: Swoosh!
Gorin Images: Blue Sky Corp.
Gosu: Untitled (Marsh)
Julien Roumagnac: Makeshift Dwelling #2
LightTight: Tat Arms
LondonRubbish: They've Landed #1
My Day In London: A Shadow of his Former Self
Noushin: Rusted
Outafocus: Distance Dance
Ryan Thompson: The Has Beens
Shazeen Samad: For Palm Readers
Standard Issue: Bus Dump
Three-Degrees: Crystalline
Tomagine: Get Serious
Visual Obscurity: In Mid Air
Your Waitress: Required Reading


Istoica Everyday: In the Shadows of Spring
Congratulations!

Place your vote for this week's Best In Show by e-mailing the name of your favorite photo listed above at modern.fabulousity@gmail.com, or (preferably) leave your pick in the comments below. The winner will be announced in next week's edition. Argue for your favorites, and diss the competition. Enjoy!

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