'when I look at it' by isidro blasco at contrasts gallery 'when I look at it' by isidro blasco at contrasts gallery
jan 31, 2008

'when I look at it' by isidro blasco at contrasts gallery

‘old city interior 3‘

shanghai’s contrasts gallery has a unique residency program aimed to create a form of cultural exchange between the east and west. run by pearl lam, the gallery sponsors a studio residency which brings western artists to china to create new work that merges influences from the east and west.

on april 26, the gallery will be exhibiting the results from their latest residency program featuring spanish artist, isidro blasco. this particular exchange allowed blasco to travel to shanghai to shoot photographs for the series, which were later finished in his brooklyn studio. the exhibit, ‘when I look at it’, features photo-assemblages that depict street scenes and interiors from the chinese city. each piece is assembled in a makeshift style which directly mimics similar aesthetics found in the city. the show will be held at contrasts gallery’s special exhibition space until june 7th.

‘new courtyards 9’

‘building 2’

‘building 1’

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