Alexandra Chaves

  • Jochen Lempert, Fruit Dove, 2022, silver gelatin print, 14 1/2 x 9 5/8".
    picks February 23, 2023

    Jochen Lempert

    To see the world through Jochen Lempert’s lens is to see, in delicate and at times near-cellular, detail, nature’s repetition of forms, the incidental mimicries between the elements and living things. The solo exhibition “Natural Sources” features twenty-five black-and-white photographs, mostly produced in the past three years, that unfold in sections themed around air, earth, and water. Initial images depict flight: Airtraffic, 2019, carries vapor trails into near abstraction, while F.e., 2022, captures a falcon’s subtle silhouette in midair. Cloud and Moon, 2020, spotlights a round and luminous