Flying Blind

A bit of the surreal never goes out of style. It was there before Dada morphed into something more formal in Europe between the wars, arguably involved in Fuseli’s and Bosch’s nightmarish visions, as well as illuminated narratives from the Dark Ages and classic friezes. It’s now a standard trope of post-modern representational art, both in painting and, increasingly, in art photography.

Fanciful narratives are implied in a host of modern photos, where as much seems . . .


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