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January 4, 2008

Photographs by Meg Birnbaum at Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery

 

Meg Birnbaum, Circle Swing, 2007, Photograph

  © Meg Birnbaum, Circle Swing, 2007, Photograph
  Courtesy Montserrat College of Art,
  Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery, Berverly, MA

 

Somerville photographer MEG BIRNBAUM attended seven New England fairs over the summer 2007, and this exhibit features a group of images the artist took with a small, inexpensive plastic camera. The black and white images have an antique quality, with blurred edges and timeless subjects such as flocks of sheep, which also betray the evidence of 2007 in nearly every frame. Meg Birnbaum’s statement explains that “fairs are a complicated balance of startling innocence and huckster sleaze,” and her photos poetically communicate that dichotomy.

 

MEG BIRNBAUM
PHOTOGRAPHS

January 7 – January 24, 2008

Schlosberg Alumni Gallery
Montserrat College of Art

23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915

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