Series: Midwest Diary
Image rights: © Robbert Flick, courtesy Robert Mann Gallery and Rose Gallery
About Robbert Flick
With elegance, wit, and conceptual and formal rigor, Robbert Flick produces photographic chronicles of urban and rural landscapes. He is best known for three seminal series: In “Midwest Diary” (1971-76), Flick photographed the rural Midwest in minimalist black-and-white photographs. For “Arena” (1977-79), he spent two years photographing a parking garage, transforming it from a utilitarian structure into a study of geometry, light, and shadow. In “Sequential Views” (1980-86), he sequenced numerous individual shots of L.A. urban vistas into large grids, which read as filmstrips and as abstract patterns.
Dutch, b. 1939, Amersfoort, Netherlands