Sarah Jones

ARTBOOK | D.A.P.
Mar 27, 2014 2:19PM

In Violette Editions' beautiful monograph on British photographer Sarah Jones, essayist David Campany writes, "Sarah Jones's art draws upon many of the paradoxes of her chosen medium. Photography has the capacity to show and not tell. It can feel replete, even excessive, yet reticent. It can dramatize what it pictures while turning its subjects and motifs into enigmatic signs of themselves. It can open its arms while giving nothing away. The sources of its pleasure may also disarm and unnerve. And in these pictures, baroque opulence and austere purity collude, while the emotional tenor switches without warning from melodrama to quiet revelation." "Cabinet (III) (Drape)" (2013) is reproduced from the book, and on view at Anton Kern Gallery through April 26.

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