Untitled (Long Beach)

Artist: Florian Maier-Aichen
video | Chromogenic color print | 1816x2350mm | 2004

Florian Maier-Aichen's photographs oscillate between landscapes of incredulous sublimity and depictions of uncannily plausible catastrophes. Whether a Technicolor vision of a Malibu beach enshrouded in a pallid, rosy haze or a scene of a capsized cargo ship suspended laterally in a pixilated expanse of cobalt blue water, his images evince a preoccupation with making the familiar strange through effects of color, light, and composition.


Whitney Biennial 2006 | 2006.03.02 - 2006.05.28 | Whitney Museum of American Art (old museum)(New York City, NY, United States)