ArtBabble: Lucas Blalock en Lucas Blalock's 99¢ Store Still Lifes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-series"> <div class="field-label">Series:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/series/new-york-close">New York Close Up</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-institution"> <div class="field-label">Institution:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/partner/art21">Art21</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>How does an artist make working at home interesting?</em> In this film, artist Lucas Blalock photographs mundane objects from local discount stores in the living room of his Williamsburg apartment &amp; studio. Shooting with a large format camera, Blalock arranges a series of sculptural, tabletop still lifes on colorful backdrops and patterned fabric. Quickly moving from one setup to the next, Blalock manipulates each scene by employing mirrors, adjusting the camera’s vantage point, and repeating objects.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Becoming / Being an Artist Lucas Blalock Photography Learning to Look Contemporary Art Objects Art21 19c59a03eeb241f7 Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:51:50 +0000 wesasketch 8787 at