Tuesday, February 9, 2010
David Benjamin Sherry
Found David Benjamin Sherry's book It's Time at Spoonbill the other day, and while I think some of the work is a little goofy for my tastes, his use of color is really weird and interesting. I don't know if I completely buy this work, it's maybe a little too "cool" and calculated for me (the picture of Kim Gordon walking through the forest in particular), but I think it is really exciting. What I find so exciting about it, however, is the way it's so varied, but doesn't manage to come off as diaristic. It's like some weird combination of Science Fiction, Found Photographs, Slits album covers and Performance and it feels like something weird and awesome and new. I can't wait to see where his work goes next.