Picture of the Day | James Casebere

posted by Bridget on 10 August 2012

The Edinburgh Arts Festival has photography in the mix.

The Stills Gallery, Scotland's Centre for Photography has the first solo show of James Casebere in Scotland. Presented in partnership with the Lisson Gallery, this retrospective looks at Casebere's position within "The Pictures Generation"; a group of artists combining Pop, media culture and conceptual art in their attempt to redefine photography as a post modern medium in the 1970's and 80's.

Dealing with now familiar questions about reality and imagination within photography, Casebere uses his work to look at the vernacular of the American Landscape and through his constructed sculptural stage sets offers up the suburban driven American Dream.

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