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Robert Voit at Amador Gallery

Posted By Administration, Friday, February 19, 2010
Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013
DATE: February 19, 2010

Yet another graduate of the Düsseldorfer Akademie (fellow-alumni include Thomas Struth and Andreas Gursky) carries on the spirit of Bernd and Hilla Becher in witty, deadpan color photographs of what appear to be unusually tall and neatly trimmed trees.

Robert Voit, Mono Lake, California, USA, 2006,
©Robert Voit, Courtesy of Amador Gallery
They are, in fact, carefully camouflaged supports for cellular antennae, disguised to look like pines, palms, and cacti in South Africa, Italy, Israel, and the U.S., among other locations. Voit places these "new trees" in the center of his frame so that the images have the uniform look of product shots, but they're far from boring.

Read the complete review in The New Yorker.

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