Vanishing Horizons / Expanding Visions: Photography by H. Hugh Miller
Exhibition Dates: June 12 – June 28, 2014
Opening Reception: Thursday June 12, 6-8pm
Location: Onishi Project, 521 W. 26th Street, New York City
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 6pm
New York, NY, June 10 2014 -- To celebrate our upcoming expansion of exhibition space in our Chelsea location, Onishi Project is delighted to welcome back onto its walls the work of photographer H. Hugh Miller. He is best known for finding brightly colored, abstract images in landscapes, water and still life settings and presenting them on surprising 1-2 meter wide large format wall hangings and prints.
In this fresh body of work, Miller explores the horizon – in Europe, Asia, America, and Antarctica; on land and at sea; during day and at night. Miller describes the horizon as, “a vast space that we think of as just a line,” and, as “a place where what we see separates from what we imagine.” This vividly colored series of figurative and abstracted images raises questions about the seen and unseen at the reaches of our vision.
Washed in the cool shades of dawn and dusk, saturated with hot rays of golden light, and animated by sheens of reflection on water, Miller’s photographs draw viewers’ eyes into a world of visual depth and aesthetic complexity. In his landscapes, Miller captures textures that exist in symbiotic yet unexpected relationships all around us—they are silky and rough, smooth and jagged, soft and sharp—and all united by the line of forever, the insistent yet invisible horizon. Miller’s images envision both the dreamy fantasy of an untouched world of water, earth, wind, and fire, and the crisp reality of human intervention, by both hand and eye. He brings together the light and dark, the solid and liquid, the center and the edge, for a moment of exquisite reflection at a point that you know and you feel, if you cannot see.
H. Hugh Miller is an American photographer who lives in the U.S. and France. He travels extensively and has previously exhibited in California, New York, Italy, and France. An active community follows his work though social media.
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