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NOW OPEN: Mark Klett | Seeing Time: A Forty Year Retrospective

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photo-eye Gallery is thrilled to announce the opening of Seeing Time: A Forty Year Retrospective, an online solo exhibition by renowned photographer Mark Klett. This exciting exhibition uses photo-eye’s revolutionary new VisualServer X website builder and is the first in a series of our Gallery’s major online shows.

photo-eye Gallery is thrilled to announce that Seeing Time: A Forty Year Retrospective—an online exhibition by renowned photographer Mark Klett—is now open for viewing!

This exciting exhibition uses photo-eye’s revolutionary new VisualServer X website builder and is the first in a series of our Gallery’s major online shows. Held in honor of his new book Seeing Time (University of Texas Press, 2020), this exhibition presents selected photographs from thirteen different projects, some never before seen.

An artist of singular originality and vision, award-winning landscape photographer Mark Klett has built a profound and dynamic career that captures the space and history of the American West while evoking notions of time, perception, and cultural memory. Seeing Time: A Forty Year Retrospective runs online from August 5 to September 5, 2020 at seeingtime.photoeye.com

A selection of this work is currently on view at photo-eye's walk-in Gallery, Santa Fe. photo-eye Gallery is open by appointment only until further notice. Please contact us at gallery@photoeye.com or 505-988-5152 x121 to schedule your visit!

Entering a narrow cave, Salt Creek Utah, 5/9/90, gelatin silver print, 20 x 16 inches, contact for price

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

With a career spanning over four decades, Mark Klett has advanced a new notion of landscape photography, one that reframes our idea of what “pictures of the land” can mean. His projects explore relationships between time, change and perception while exploring the language of photographic media as it evolves technologically.

Influenced by late nineteenth-century expeditionary photographers including Timothy O'Sullivan, Mark Klett visually explores the contemporary versions of these landscapes and the marks left on them by humankind, whether it be the lights of a city, a hat, foot or shadow jutting into the frame, or debris/artifacts left behind by ancient or modern passers-by. Primarily working in the Southwestern deserts, Klett neither laments the peopling of the landscape, nor attempts to visually preserve the last of the pristine landscape of the American West. Rather, he explores the inevitable interaction of culture and habitat.


Four views from four times and one shoreline, Lake Tenaya, 2002, inkjet print, 24 x 66 inches, contact for price

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Mark Klett was born in Albany, New York, earned a B.S. in geology in 1974 from St. Lawrence University and an MFA in photography from the State University of New York, Buffalo, in conjunction with the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester in 1977. Klett has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Japan/US Friendship Commission. Klett’s work has been exhibited and published in the United States and internationally for over thirty-five years, and his work is held in over eighty museum collections worldwide. He is the author/co-author of fifteen books. Klett lives in Tempe, Arizona where he is Regents’ Professor of Art at Arizona State University.


Mark Klett signing copies of Seeing Time at a campsite in Colorado



For more information, and to purchase artworks, please contact photo-eye Gallery Staff at:
(505) 988-5152 x 202 or gallery@photoeye.com




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