Untitled, from the series Hidden, 2005, 2005 - Edgar Martins

About the Work

About Untitled, from the series Hidden, 2005

"Hidden is a very simple and attractive set of pictures. One can engage with them only in terms of form and color, but the series came out of my thinking about the paradox of how to represent a specific issue ...Read More
"Hidden is a very simple and attractive set of pictures. One can engage with them only in terms of form and color, but the series came out of my thinking about the paradox of how to represent a specific issue, theme or idea without physically referencing it. The colored panels are sound barriers intended to muffle the noise of the traffic on the highways. This is all the photographs offer us at first glance. The irony is that these beautifully designed barriers had the effect of dividing the communities through which the roads passed in the south of Portugal. "

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About the Artist

About Edgar Martins

With artful composition and rigorously controlled framing; Edgar Martins creates sublimely beautiful views of often un-beautiful sites. Certain themes recur throughout Martins's work: a ...Read More
With artful composition and rigorously controlled framing; Edgar Martins creates sublimely beautiful views of often un-beautiful sites. Certain themes recur throughout Martins's work: a sense of place and a sense of alienation from place, a sense of mystery, and a sense that something unsettling has just happened or is about to happen. As he states, "My work is a journey of recognition: space, as our object of understanding, is changing and because of this one needs to find a new critical language that supports it, and a new system of knowledge from which to derive our glossary of life. In my work there is a permanent ambivalence between poetic failure and the promise of success."

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Untitled, from the series Hidden, 2005, 2005

Edgar Martins

Photograph
Size Price
17.00" x 20.56" $1,250
Edition of 40

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Description

C-print

Dimensions

The quoted dimensions are for the paper size. The actual image size is 13.0625'' x 16.1875''.

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Edgar Martins
Untitled, from the series Hidden, 2005

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