Title - "Rubber Bands II"
Artist - Nick Albertson
Type - Photography
Size - 30 x 37,5 in (76,2 x 95,3 cm)
Medium - Archival pigment print
Year - 2013
Edition - Edition AP 1/2
Certificate of Authenticity
About the artist
Nick Albertson (b. 1983, Boston, Massachusetts) received his MFA in Photography at Columbia College Chicago (2013) after completing his BA in Photography at Bard College. His work has been exhibited in Chicago, Portland, Seattle, New York and internationally at the Pingyao International Photo Festival. In 2014, The Center for Photography at Woodstock mounted Albertson's first institutional solo show: One Hundred Count.
Through a practice of photography, video and sculpture, Nick Albertson reinvestigates the usefulness factor of exisiting objects and re-inserts new meaning into them. AlbertsonÃ•s work strips utilitarian objects, such as paper clips, paper cups and rubber bands of their intended functionality. Albertson then examines the tension that exists between the inherent uniformity of these mass-produced materials with that of his composed and re-aestheticized landscapes. Referencing themes prevalent in modernist sculpture and painting, the resultant work intends to offer an equally indelible visual impact.