Luis Molina-Pantin, ‘Scenery III (Women's Jail)’, 1997, Henrique Faria Fine Art
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Scenery III (Women's Jail), 1997

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20 × 24 in
50.8 × 61 cm
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New York , Miami
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Inmobilia
Luis Molina-Pantin
Venezuelan, Swiss born, b. 1969
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Photographer Luis Molina-Pantin considers himself “essentially an urban archaeologist.” He refers to his practice of combing through his surroundings and creating series featuring objects, people, or spaces united by a common theme or subject. In his work, Molina-Pantin has assembled photographs of Manhattan gallery offices, structures built with drug money, cruise ships, international hotel chains, wax museum art figures, and images of landscapes printed on objects. He likens his practice of hunting and photographing to the act of collecting, saying that “the photograph calms my urge to possess something that I can’t.” Molina-Pantin has been lauded for subverting photography’s conventions of portraiture, landscape, and documentary in a wry and humorous way.

Luis Molina-Pantin, ‘Scenery III (Women's Jail)’, 1997, Henrique Faria Fine Art
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About the work
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Inmobilia
Luis Molina-Pantin
Venezuelan, Swiss born, b. 1969
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Photographer Luis Molina-Pantin considers himself “essentially an urban archaeologist.” He refers to his practice of combing through his surroundings and creating series featuring objects, people, or spaces united by a common theme or subject. In his work, Molina-Pantin has assembled photographs of Manhattan gallery offices, structures built with drug money, cruise ships, international hotel chains, wax museum art figures, and images of landscapes printed on objects. He likens his practice of hunting and photographing to the act of collecting, saying that “the photograph calms my urge to possess something that I can’t.” Molina-Pantin has been lauded for subverting photography’s conventions of portraiture, landscape, and documentary in a wry and humorous way.

Scenery III (Women's Jail), 1997

C-print
20 × 24 in
50.8 × 61 cm
Contact For Price
Location
New York , Miami
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