Arguably created by Barbara Stafford, Showing Seeing is a way of presenting a visual artifact from the world. Usually under multiple lenses, this exercise dissects our visual understanding in this world in the context of the thing itself. In this version Gerhard Richter’s work at the High Museum is examined. What makes his work communicate on so many wavelengths and so many levels of understanding? “Look Dad, I’m 3d,” a 4 year old exclaimed while looking through the eleven paned installation. What have you said?
[ art, atlanta, gerhard richter, high museum, issue_5, leeland mcphail, visual culture, volume_1 ]