Posts Tagged ‘Alexander Vasiljev’

Alexander Vasiljev’s Too-Careful Landscapes of Maine

Craggy seaside scenes, aging lighthouses, rolling cloud formations—they’re all here.

Reviewed: Alexander Vasiljev at Watergate Gallery

After explorations in photographing people painted as animals (in 2009) and heavily massaged landscape images mounted on wooden boxes (in 2011), Alexander Vasiljev now turns to a more straightforward project in his exhibit at Watergate Gallery and Frame Design: documenting the land and people of Nepal.
Vasiljev’s color works are landscapes; some have insufficient grain for [...]

Reviewed: Alexander Vasiljev at Watergate Gallery

It’s hard to decide what’s more unusual in “Mistify,” a series of photographs by Alexander Vasiljev—the location, or the technique. Vasiljev took the photographs in a remote region of Peru known as the Wax Palm Forest, where fog shrouds 200-foot-tall palm trees. Once he takes his photographs, Vasiljev prints them on archival paper, mounts them [...]

FotoWeek DC Kicks Off Tomorrow

It’s time again for FotoWeek DC, the week-long festival of photography that began in 2008. It kicks off with a launch party tomorrow night and runs through Nov. 12.
We’ve already reviewed a number of the exhibits. One of the others that's already open to the public is “Ocean Soul, Photographs by Brian Skerry” at the [...]

Naked Fools and Wild Fur at Watergate

Naked Fools/Wild Fur makes an excellent claim for the most eccentric photography exhibit of 2009. The show, featuring images by Washingtonian Alexander Vasiljev, is a collection of three series, each odder than the last. Comparatively tame is a group of eight portraits of wild animals (sloth, meerkat, tiger) captured in extreme close-up and against a [...]