The Secrets of Sunset Beach, 1988

1988

Hiller, Susan
The Secrets of Sunset Beach relocates what might be a rational, observable and stable reality within the context of a changing atmosphere. The knowability of the world in any simple terms is questioned, as photography is used here not to fix identifications but to suggest how things might be seen in a different light. Or rather, this use of photography recovers from within the very banality of that metaphor the recognition that light itself is always changing, re-drawn, rewriting the environments, the atmospheres we assume to be fixed. Susan Butler
  • Artwork Details: each, 72.4 x 53.8cm
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  • Material description: c-type prints (series of 10; edition 3/3)
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Interior
  • Medium: Photograph
  • Accession number: ACC44/1989

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