• Judy Fiskin

    Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art

    Few contemporary artists so confound the difference between content and subject matter as does photographer Judy Fiskin. Her vantage as a photographer and the imagery of her photographs, which have ranged in subject matter from desert landscapes, to frontal shots of Los Angeles’ indigenous residential architecture, to an about-to-be-demolished amusement park, and back to these stucco houses, have remained fairly constant. Consistently unpopulated and taken from a distance, these pictures embody detachment. Their size, always quite small (about 23/4-inch-square black and white images on 6-by-8

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