Friday, May 22, 2009

The Media is the Message

John Wood Loon Drawer and Bomb, 1987

Images from two current shows exhibiting the work of photographic manipulator John Wood (1922–).

John Wood My Lai Massacre, 1969

John Wood: Quiet Protest is up at ICP through September 6th, and On the Edge of Meaning at NYU's Grey Art Gallery through July 18th.

John Wood Cooling Tower and Cactus, 1989-90. Karen Rosenberg in today's New York Times: "These works mimic the typological approach of Bernd and Hilla Becher’s studies of water towers, but with a conscience."

Many more images here.

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