reviews

  • Paul Berger

    Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP)

    In the ’60s and ’70s a generation of photographers appeared, concerned with both the intrinsic nature of the camera and the social nature of the photograph, and began to investigate all aspects of what might be communicated in the act of shuttering a moment. Paul Berger, who lives and works in Seattle, has, since the mid-’70s, been particularly attentive to how images inevitably combine and recombine and to the processes we evolve and employ to “read” what we see. This retrospective began with the black-and-white “Mathematics” series, 1976–77, in which the photographer shot and reshot sections

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