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Christopher Rauschenberg
Poland

New Photography
March 16 - April 29, 2017

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Opening Reception: March 16, 6 - 8 pm
Reception: April 5, 6 - 8 pm
First Thursday Reception: April 6, 6 - 8 pm

Inspired by his travels to Poland in 2016, Christopher Rauschenberg continues his passionate pursuit of documenting the everyday with quietly compelling compositions that draw the viewer in. Resurgent themes from previous exhibitions such as On African Time (2015) and Wanderings (2008) resurface as the artist uses his lens to capture street scenes, public art and other unique cultural landmarks throughout Poland. Rauschenberg’s pictures are typically void of the human form, yet strongly allude to the people who inhabit the landscape he documents. These scintillating images draw the viewer into an environment that encourages deeper investigation and contemplation, illustrating wit and beauty that is often overlooked.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Rauschenberg received his BA from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. His work has been exhibited at the Griffin Museum of Photography (Winchester, MA), the Chicago Cultural Center (Chicago, IL), the International Center of Photography (New York, NY), and the George Eastman House (Rochester, NY) among many other major institutions. An exceptionally active leader in the Northwest arts community, Rauschenberg cofounded both Nine Gallery and the photography nonprofit Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, Oregon.

 



Exhibition Images


Lodz I
pigment inkjet print
2016
20 x 31 inches

 
 
Warsaw XVI
Warsaw XVI
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 12 inches

 
 

Warsaw XV
pigment inkjet print
2016
12 x 18 inches

 
 

Warsaw XIII
pigment inkjet print
2016
27 x 18 inches

 
 

Warsaw XII
pigment inkjet print
2016
27 x 18 inches

 
 

Warsaw XI
pigment inkjet print
2016
27 x 18 inches

 
 

Warsaw X
pigment inkjet print
2016
27 x 18 inches

 
 

Warsaw VIII
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 12 inches

 
 

Warsaw VII
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 27 inches

 
 

Warsaw VI
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 27 inches

 
 

Warsaw V
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 12 inches

 
 

Warsaw IX
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 12 inches

 
 

Warsaw IV
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 12 inches

 
 

Warsaw III
pigment inkjet print
2016
27 x 18 inches

 
 

Warsaw II
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 27 inches

 
 

Warsaw I
pigment inkjet print
2016
18 x 27 inches

 
 

Lodz II
pigment inkjet print
2016
27 x 18 inches

 
 

 
 

 

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