20 November 2006

Object of desire #42,196

This photo, by Wellington photographer Andy Palmer hung in a windon on Featherston St, in one of those temporary empty-shop-space galleries that pop up from time to time. It's stuck since then, coinciding with a wider contemporary photography kick, but also with a period of limited ability to buy lots of art. Obviously the mountain is a bit of a drawcard for a former Naki boy (actually, the mountain appears in at least 3 other works in the budding collection), but I also like the sense of presence and absence (that old chestnut) - people are inhabiting the scene, yet eerily absent from it.

1 comment:

microphen said...

Hey Tinks, nice of you to mention me. I'm sure we could some to some agreement if you want to raise me higher up your object of desire list.

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