nick veasey: x ray photography
nick veasey: x ray photography nick veasey: x ray photography
jul 11, 2012

nick veasey: x ray photography

bulldozer, 2007 2000 x 1220mm C-type print edition of 5 all images courtesy of the artist

nick veasey creates photographic works of art via x-ray technology revealing the ‘structural anatomy’ of a range of subjects from everyday objects such as knickers and shoes, to large forms of transportation such as a vespa, bus and even a bulldozer, these of which require industrial x-ray facilities to be captured.

each image is composed of a complex collage of multiple x-rays which are layered and put together to form the glowing images. touching on themes of surveillance and security, veasey’s work speaks of today’s society which has become controlled and monitored, our moves tracked by surveillance cameras and scanning machines. the british artist gets right down to the core, utilizing equipment and technology which has been developed to remove the freedom and individuality in our lives, to produce images which emit a subtle and quiet beauty despite the means of which they are produced.

a solo exhibition of nick veasey’s work, ‘it’s what’s on the inside that counts’ is on show at richard goodall gallery in manchester, UK until july 28th, 2012.

bus, 1998 1500 x 600mm C-type print edition of 9

mini, 2009 1189 x 841mm C-type print edition of 5

vespa, 2009 2000 x 1500mm C-type print edition of 5

bride & groom, 2011 1189 x 1189mm C-type print edition of 5

dancing dress, 2011 1189 x 1500mm C-type print edition of 5

city bowler, 2011 1189 x 1189mm C-type print edition of 5

fluffy teddy bear, 2008 594 x 841mm C-type print edition of 5

crown of thorns sea star, acanthaster planci, 2009 841 x 841mm C-type print edition of 10

frog crab, ranina ranina, 2009 1500 x 1500mm C-type print edition of 5

bat, 2006 1189 x 1189mm C-type print edition of 5

  • very cool, love it:)

    xinjian says:
  • the mini & vespa appear to be in good health

    bharat says:
  • Woul love purchase information and dimensions in inches for two photographs
    Number bride and groom and bulldozer. Please return info.

    Laney k Oxman says:
  • I am interested in the photos you have done pertaining to x ryas of the human anatomy and bones

    lenny tanzer says:

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