Photographer-Artist Jeff Cowen spoke about his work and his approach to art in a conversation recorded at Michael Werner Kunsthandel in Köln Germany, March 2012. Cowen makes original mural-size, sculptural, painterly photographic works that are visually stunning and beautiful — and they defy easy categorization.
Art Historian Jennifer Crowley and Lens Culture Director Jim Casper conducted the on-stage interview.
These richly imaginative yet deeply melancholy portraits bring together old photographs and dead flowers to convey feelings of sadness, sentimentality—and eternity.
These metaphoric photo series examine various points of view regarding gay marriage — with the pictures of 'otherness' fluctuating between the poignant, the comic, and a potentially disturbing presence in the domestic space.
To spend a day with Aunt Sara, a lively 90-year-old, is to live in a timeless tale that repeats (with slight variation): each hour has an habit, a light, an object, a movement, a sound.