J Henry Fair


“The vivid color photographs of J Henry Fair lead an uneasy double life as potent records of environmental pollution and as ersatz evocations of abstract painting…information and form work together, to devastating effect.” -Roberta Smith, The New York Times

JHenryFair06aLittle Blue
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JHenryFair06bYour Own Deserted Beach
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JHenryFair06cHerbicide
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JHenryFair06dThe Gift of the Tides
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JHenryFair06eExpectoration
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Photographer J Henry Fair is best known for his Industrial Scars series, in which he researches our world’s most egregious environmental disasters and creates images that are simultaneously stunning and horrifying, and more closely resemble abstract paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe and Jackson Pollock than what the collective views as reality.

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