Melanie Willhide, ‘Hollis on Repeat’, 2015, Elizabeth Houston Gallery
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Hollis on Repeat, 2015

Archival pigment print
20 × 27 in
50.8 × 68.6 cm
Edition of 5 + 2AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,500 - 5,000
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About the work
Elizabeth Houston Gallery

Paper size: 25 x 32 inches

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Melanie Willhide
American, b. 1975
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Melanie Willhide is a photographer whose practice took a swerve when her computer—containing the archive of her work—was stolen in 2010; when she miraculously recovered the computer with the damaged files, Willhide was inspired to embrace visual glitches and work with digital editing techniques. Before the incident, the artist was a self-described “straight photographer” working mostly with manual cameras and traditional conventions. After, Willhide says that she began to work in partnership with her machine, and to take a more painterly approach to her compositions. The resulting series “To Adrian Rodriguez, with love,” named for the burglar, grafts together two projects featuring late night party debauchery and underwater swimmers in the celebrity pools of Palm Springs.

Melanie Willhide, ‘Hollis on Repeat’, 2015, Elizabeth Houston Gallery
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About the work
Elizabeth Houston Gallery

Paper size: 25 x 32 inches

Medium
Photography
Melanie Willhide
American, b. 1975
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Melanie Willhide is a photographer whose practice took a swerve when her computer—containing the archive of her work—was stolen in 2010; when she miraculously recovered the computer with the damaged files, Willhide was inspired to embrace visual glitches and work with digital editing techniques. Before the incident, the artist was a self-described “straight photographer” working mostly with manual cameras and traditional conventions. After, Willhide says that she began to work in partnership with her machine, and to take a more painterly approach to her compositions. The resulting series “To Adrian Rodriguez, with love,” named for the burglar, grafts together two projects featuring late night party debauchery and underwater swimmers in the celebrity pools of Palm Springs.

Hollis on Repeat, 2015

Archival pigment print
20 × 27 in
50.8 × 68.6 cm
Edition of 5 + 2AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,500 - 5,000
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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