1 July 2009
MICHAEL DWECK (b.1957)
Mermaid 1, Amagansett, NY, 2005
gelatin silver print
signed, titled, dated and numbered '7/15' in ink on reverse of flush-mount
33½ x 44in. (85 x 112cm.) overall
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Dweck, Mermaids, Ditch Plains, 2008, wraparound cover.
New York, Staley-Wise Gallery, Mermaids, 19 June -- 6 September
Fascinated with the movement of water and the female form, here Dweck combines the two in this alluring study. As the cover image for his book Mermaids, this work captures light and shadow, distortion and reflection with transformative and mysterious effect.
Number 7 from the sold-out edition of 15.
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