Champagne Towers 3
Archival pigment print | 2018
In The Champagne Tower works, David Kitz set out to represent his hometown of Santa Monica in ways that defamiliarize the familiar. Inspired by his father, a plein air watercolorist who often portrays familiar landmark locations, Kitz challenges himself to portray the same locations through photography. Using a telephoto lens to photograph midsections of the tallest building in Santa Monica, Kitz represents the architecture in the same fragmented way he represents most of his subjects. In the development stage, the artist inadvertently exposed his negatives to the sun, further abstracting the 1971 facade with colorful streaks of light.
20 x 16 inches | Edition of 20
30 x 24 inches | Edition of 15
20 x 16 inches:
Matted: 27.5 x 23.5 x 1.25 inches
Full Bleed: 21.5 x 17.5 x 1.25 inches
30 x 24 inches:
Matted: 37.5 x 31.5 x 1.25 inches
Full Bleed: 31.5 x 25.5 x 1.25 inches
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Photographer David Kitz's powerful still-lifes and digitally collaged photographs have been featured in GQ, Cool Hunting, Installation Mag and more. In his recent series, FOOD, TOOLS, Kitz removes both objects from their typical context and creates a new context by staging them together in a type of choreography.
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