The Loneliness of Luis Barragán’s Domestic Spaces #ArtTuesday

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All of my friends who’ve visited Mexico City come back raving about the same thing: the architecture of Luis Barragán. Photographer James Casbere’s new photographs of these famously beautiful spaces are now on view at the Sean Kelly Gallery in NYC.

Nice write-up from Hyperallergic:

If you are familiar with Casebere’s earlier work, particularly the series about prison cells from the ‘90s, you will find a similar hint of a melancholic absence in Emotional Architecture. He created places that are so empty, they keen for the presence of people. No one is around and no one is coming. No one can because Casebere’s photographs represent moments of stasis that in turn suspend the viewer between dystopian and utopian fantasies. The planet is engorged with people, so we long for the utter peace that solitude can bring. But we are pro-social primates, so if we were left alone indefinitely we would expire from sheer loneliness. Casebere actually photographs meticulously designed sets that he constructs to convey this emptiness that both threatens and beckons.

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