The Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh, PA is currently offering a two-for-one deal on Wonderland-inspired photography exhibits. (Actually, both exhibitions are free and open to the public, which makes it an even better deal.)
These Strange Adventures: The Art of Maggie Taylor
May 14 – August 21, 2010. Admission Free.
Silver Eye Center for Photography, 1015 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh
Maggie Taylor is an artist of the digital imaging process. The exhibition features 40 of her photo montages created from 2003 to 2009, including 23 works from the project “Almost Alice: New Illustrations of Wonderland.” The illustrations were united with the text in 2008 in the now hard-to-find Modernbook Editions edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. You can see more of the illustrations on this website.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: Photographs by Abelardo Morell
May 7 – June 25, 2010 (Reception June 4). Admission Free.
707 Penn & 709 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Abelardo Morell, like Maggie Taylor, sculpts digital images but the results are strikingly different. This exhibition features fifteen images which were created by combining cutouts of Tenniel’s illustrations with Morell’s own photographs. The exhibition has been organized by the Silver Eye Center for Photography as part of the Three Rivers Arts Festival.
People of Pittsburgh, have you seen these exhibitions? What did you think of them?