As a photojournalist for city newspapers, Molly Lamb was used to photographing other people’s stories. It didn’t occur to her that it might be interesting to photograph her own...Her photographs, which make use of reflective surfaces and shadows, are like palimpsests, one layer giving way to another, meaning multiplying and shifting. It’s not surprising that Lamb also writes poetry, that most indirect and allusive of literary forms. When work from three of her series – Ghost Stepping, Let It Go, and Take Care of Your Sister – is on view at Rick Wester Fine Art from September 15 through November 19, selections of her poetry will be on view as well.
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