reuben wu's photographs of uncommon places look like alien landscapes reuben wu's photographs of uncommon places look like alien landscapes
apr 20, 2015

reuben wu's photographs of uncommon places look like alien landscapes

reuben wu’s photographs of uncommon places look like alien landscapes
all images © reuben wu

 

 

 

chicago-based artist reuben wu photographs the series ‘an uncommon place’, ‘XI’ and ‘cross country’ as an attempt to convey the relationship between landscape and artifact. the projects see an awe-inspiring point of view through wu’s lens, comprising panoramas of the natural world, interspersed with images of urban life. wu chooses a color palette of pastel greens, pinks, yellows and blues that draw the viewer into a surreal place, one that reminds of an otherworldly, alien landscape. the compositions, many of them devoid of human life, describe mountainous cliffs and starry skies in a simple and straightforward manner, yet with an ethereal tone that reflects a hauntingly surreal sensibility.

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from ‘an uncommon place’

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from ‘cross country’

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from ‘an uncommon place’

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from ‘XI’

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from ‘cross country’

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from ‘XI’

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from ‘XI’

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from ‘XI’

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from ‘an uncommon place’

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from ‘an uncommon place’

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from ‘an uncommon place’

  • Really great landscape pictures, nice work.

    Gabriel G M says:

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