Exposition : La galerie Robert Mann s'expose à « Photofairs » de San Francisco
La galerie Robert Mann sera présente à l'évènement « Photofairs », qui se tiendra du 27 au 29 janvier au Fort Mason Festival Pavilion de San Francisco.
Vous pourrez entre autre y apprecier les travaux de Harvey Cig , Evans Walker ou encore Elisabeth Hase.
Exhibition : « California's Pacific 2nd Set » by Chip HooperChip Hooper once described his method: “the process of creating photographs is a contemplative one. It is an exploration of my feelings as much as it is an exploration of what I am seeing. The best images always happen when what I am feeling becomes one with what I am seeing.” The photographs presented in the Robert Mann Gallery exhibition, Californiaʼs Pacific 2nd Set, are perhaps the best embodiment of his process. These works evoke a visceral response, and when faced with a series of large-format photographs, it is hard not to be caught up in the whirlpool of emotion.
© Chip Hooper
With the recent passing of Chip Hooper, Californiaʼs Pacific 2nd Set takes on new meaning. In his lifelong study of the worldʼs oceans Hooper sought the harmonizing moment where sea and sky become one....
SURF Photographs by Chip Hooper
The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think.
All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.”
~ Willem de Kooning
At the age of 12, Lake Michigan was Chip Hooper’s Pacific Ocean. Growing up in the mid-west, with an overriding sense of transience, in 1988, the artist moved to the Monterey Peninsula where, he discovered the Big Sur coast and at the age of 26, finally came home.
“Surf” is Hooper’s most recent chapter of his many years of study and love for his lifelong subject, the ocean. He made his first photograph for this series in 2003, inspired by a seminal moment with a close artist friend who gave Hooper this advice:
“When you’ve finished making a picture you’re exci...