Posts Tagged ‘Leena Jayaswal’

FotoWeek D.C.: “Portraiture” at Studio Gallery, Reviewed

The small FotoWeek exhibit of portraits at Studio Gallery includes the work of no fewer than 10 artists, each with a distinctly different M.O.
Leena Jayaswal offers a large-scale print of a high-contrast bedroom scene that features a figure reading the newspaper, expressed with a satisfyingly inky look. Joe Small experiments with disorientingly layered multiple exposures, while [...]

Reviewed: “Revisit: The Inconstancy of Being” at Studio Gallery

The idea of returning to an old subject many years later is a venerable photographic trope, as shown in the current National Gallery of Art exhibit, “The Serial Portrait.” In “Revisit: The Inconstancy of Being,” nine photographers exhibit pairs of photos—one they took years ago, and one they took recently.
In some, the differences are subtle. [...]

Reviewed: “Mark and Master” at Studio Gallery

As might be expected, this group exhibit of photographs by local photography professors, timed for Fotoweek DC, is all over the map, from underwear-and-pistol shots to placid landscapes. A number of images are notable, however. Sue Wrbican includes an image from her collaborative project with Mary Carothers—a frozen 1970s Chevy Nova whose light-toned depiction suggests [...]