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John Houck

American, b. 1977

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John Houck

American, b. 1977

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Trained in computer programming, the Los Angeles-based artist John Houck examines questions of human perception and memory through the use of technologies that range from digital photography to software coding. Houck’s recent work, for example, involves still lifes composed of diverse objects from his youth that he photographs, rearranges, and reshoots. Images of these iterations are subsequently layered to create what Houck calls “aggregate photographs”—emblems of the manner in which imagination and recollection alter and distort our views of our past lives.

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Dallas Contemporary
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Art in America
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Biography

Trained in computer programming, the Los Angeles-based artist John Houck examines questions of human perception and memory through the use of technologies that range from digital photography to software coding. Houck’s recent work, for example, involves still lifes composed of diverse objects from his youth that he photographs, rearranges, and reshoots. Images of these iterations are subsequently layered to create what Houck calls “aggregate photographs”—emblems of the manner in which imagination and recollection alter and distort our views of our past lives.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Dallas Contemporary
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Art in America
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Made in L.A.
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MoMA and Guggenheim Take Stock of Photography in 2015
Nov 9th, 2015
MoMA and Guggenheim Take Stock of Photography in 2015
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