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Rodrigo Zamora: End of Daylight Exhibition Essay

July 8, 2017

In the 1960s, Chuck Close began overlaying a grid to segment portraits taken with his Polaroid camera to guide his painstaking and incremental reproduction on a drastically larger scale. In his earlier work, Close’s superimposed grid disappeared into the final realistic reproduction, but in his later experimentations, the grid exists as a structural element within a pixelated composition.

Rodrigo Zamora’s process exists somewhere in between these two. Either… [more]