Over the course of ninety days, four photographers posted images to this blog in response to words supplied monthly by the architect Deborah Berke. Each photographer also tapped a fellow artist to post photographs in response to one of the words. Berke’s staff weekly printed and pinned up the latest photographs, then added comments on post-it notes. SITUATION presents new prints of a selection of...
A name like “Kodachrome Basin” for a Utah park speaks to epistemological troubles for the American landscape, many of which have been captured through iconic, lens-based imagery. But what of “actual” spaces not set aside to satisfy aesthetic yearnings—pipeline-traversed valleys or superhighway mountain passes? Victoria Sambunaris’s task, as seen in her current solo show, is to work around...
The FADER: Victoria Sambunaris & Peter van Agtmael →
For this year’s Photo Special issue, The FADER showcased the work of Victoria Sambunaris and Peter van Agtmael, two photographers who have traveled the country extensively to document its people and places with exceptional eyes for the details that reveal the spirit of America. Sambunaris’ epic landscapes subtly focus on humans’ necessary struggle to balance preservation of the land with our need...
Alaska, Texas and the Wide Sky Between →
Photo lovers within driving distance of Buffalo, will be well rewarded by a visit to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery this fall to catch Victoria Sambunaris’s solo exhibition, “Taxonomy of a Landscape.” Sambunaris is a New York-based photographer who has been trekking across the U.S. for a decade. More than 30 images from her travels make up her first show to appear in a major U.S. museum.
VICTORIA SAMBUNARIS: TAXONOMY OF A LANDSCAPE →
Each year for the last ten years, Victoria Sambunaris (American, born 1964) has set out from her home in New York to cross the United States by car, alone with her camera. Her photographs capture the expansive American landscape and the natural and fabricated adaptations that appear throughout it.
VICTORIA SAMBUNARIS & LANNAN FOUNDATION →
“I resist approaching a landscape strictly as an expanse of scenery but view it as an anomaly with an abundance of information to be discovered.”
VICTORIA SAMBUNARIS at YANCEY RICHARDSON →
The Border: Victoria Sambunaris →
Victoria Sambunaris’s photography focuses on the American landscape. Her latest body of work is on the U.S.-Mexican border. #timemagazine