Two young girls find a suitcase in the woods. And like a Pandora’s box, that discovery opens up a sense of possibility, but also the potential for danger.
So goes the potent, provocative narrative contained in the photographs in Holly Andres’ exhibition “The Fallen Fawn,”currently on view at Jackson Fine Art. Using a color palette that suggests vintage Kodachrome, with hypersaturated, gaudy peaches and sickly seafoams, this young Portland, Ore.-based photographer has created a coming-of-age story set at midcentury that captures all the ambiguity, sense of danger, complexity, mystery, promise and fear that such an awakening can have for young girls.
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