Kayne Griffin Corcoran is pleased to present an exhibition of photographs by Peter Wegner, focusing on new work from his highly-
Since 2004, Wegner has photographed the urban canyons of various cities. By inverting the image, the silhouette of the sky assumes the shape of the skyscrapers that frame it. Wegner recalls his moment of epiphany: “Walking down the street in New York one day, I glanced up and saw an invisible building suspended between the others. It was upside down, the color of air. A few steps later, it disappeared. Then, around the next corner, I saw another building like the first. I felt that I had stumbled upon a secret city, luminous and strange …”
In November, Nazraeli Press will release Buildings Made of Sky, a monograph devoted to Wegner’s own selection of images from this series. A feature article on Buildings Made of Sky appeared in a recent issue of L’architecture D’aujourdhui, and the series has been the subject of articles in Artforum, Art in America, Artweek, The Architect’s Newspaper and Dwell.
Exhibition September 8 – October 27, 2012. Kayne Griffin Corcoran, 2902 Nebraska Avenue -
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Peter Wegner, Buildings Made of Sky IV, 2009. Pigment prints, 32 installed. Courtesy of Kayne Griffin Corcoran.
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