Leaf or Something Like It
It's easy to see how Angelina Jolie fell for the stunning landscape of Cambodia. No strip malls. No smog. No cacti.
Vietnamese artist Binh Danh had his own transcendental experience at the Cambodian temple of Angkor Wat, though he came home with photos imprinted on leaves using the natural process of photosynthesis, rather than an adopted kid. The artists new The Eclipse of Angkor: Binh Danh show at Lisa Sette Gallery features several of these chlorophyll prints along with daguerreotypes of Buddhist monks and temples straight out of Tomb Raider. The histories I search for are the hidden stories embedded in the landscape, says Danh, wholl be present at an artist reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 14.
Thu., May 14, 7-9 p.m., 2009
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