Colin Blakely, ‘Effigy of the Unmarked but Persistent Passing of Time’, 2007, Photography, Archival pigment ink print, Aperture Foundation
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Colin Blakely

Effigy of the Unmarked but Persistent Passing of Time, 2007

Archival pigment ink print
10 × 12 1/2 in
25.4 × 31.8 cm
Edition of 25 + 5AP
.
Location
New York
Aperture Foundation
New York

He says, "In the most basic sense, this project is about the 400 and 500 blocks of Keech …

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Colin Blakely
American, b. 1973
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Trained in mathematics and photography, Colin Blakely documents the landscape and people of his native American Midwest. He works in both color and black-and-white, producing both un-manipulated, carefully framed photographs and heavily manipulated ones, his interventions intentionally obvious. A crucial component of his work, Blakely’s titles serve as interpretive cues. In The Anachronism of Basic Instinct (2006), for example, he captures a dog looking primed for a hunt in the middle of a domesticated suburban landscape, restrained by a leash.

Colin Blakely, ‘Effigy of the Unmarked but Persistent Passing of Time’, 2007, Photography, Archival pigment ink print, Aperture Foundation
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Aperture Foundation
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He says, "In the most basic sense, this project is about the 400 and 500 blocks of Keech Avenue, an examination of my immediate surroundings. Bordered on one side by Michigan Stadium and by Almendinger Park on the other, both entities play an important role in the identity of the neighborhood. We have literally …

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Signed and numbered by the artist
Colin Blakely
American, b. 1973
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Trained in mathematics and photography, Colin Blakely documents the landscape and people of his native American Midwest. He works in both color and black-and-white, producing both un-manipulated, carefully framed photographs and heavily manipulated ones, his interventions intentionally obvious. A crucial component of his work, Blakely’s titles serve as interpretive cues. In The Anachronism of Basic Instinct (2006), for example, he captures a dog looking primed for a hunt in the middle of a domesticated suburban landscape, restrained by a leash.

Colin Blakely

Effigy of the Unmarked but Persistent Passing of Time, 2007

Archival pigment ink print
10 × 12 1/2 in
25.4 × 31.8 cm
Edition of 25 + 5AP
.
Location
New York
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