Contemporary photographer Leigh Merrill translates the methods and objectives of the New Topographics and the Picture Generation into digitally manipulated landscapes that feature the southwestern United States. This survey of Merrill’s creative efforts from the last fifteen years focuses on the artist’s distinctive contributions to demonstrate the intrinsic distortions of photography as a medium and photography’s service in advancing skewed desires of place and places.
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Research Article| March 01 2019
Leigh Merrill: The Manner of Desires
Peter S. Briggs is the Helen DeVitt Jones Curator of Art at the Museum of Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
Afterimage (2019) 46 (1): 25–34.
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Peter S. Briggs; Leigh Merrill: The Manner of Desires. Afterimage 1 March 2019; 46 (1): 25–34. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/aft.2019.461004
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