Here... Half Blind

John Gossage 


Softcover | First edition of 500 copies | Signed

Published by Rochester, Minnesota: Rochester Art Center, 2010.

Since the 1960s, John Gossage has created photographs that are poetic, dark evocations of the edges of cities and the suburban, placeless landscape. In these extended projects, which have included Berlin (during the time of The Wall), Superfund sites, and the greater reaches of Washington D.C., Gossage has turned his camera to the forgotten, neglected and overlooked elements of the spaces which we pass through and sometimes inhabit. Working with a medium-format camera and films and papers that capture subtle tonal variations, Gossage presents a highly psychological view of our world today. In the spring of 2009, Gossage was commissioned by the RAC to make photographs in and around the neighborhoods of Rochester. The completed series forms an entirely new body of work, which comprises this exhibition, and begins to tell a unique story of our city, its people, and our environment. Eventually, this work will become part of a larger project by Gossage that considers the state of America in the 21st century.

Printed on heavy newsprint measuring 22-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches.

Condition: Good (some edge yellowing)