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Katherine Wolkoff, The Critical Zone at Benrubi Gallery

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Katherine Wolkoff is opening her fourth New York solo exhibition, The Critical Zone at Benrubi Gallery on January 24th from 6-8 pm. the artist presents new landscape photographs that describe the geological, botanical and zoological markings visible in “the critical zone, earth’s permeable layer which extends from the tops of the trees to the bottom of the ground water. Scientists argue that this zone—where rock, soil water and air meet—will characterize the future environmental health of the earth. Like a scientific researcher, Wolkoff travels to public lands throughout the United States to photograph the landscape of the critical zone. She uses a range of techniques from a 4×5 view camera to a flatbed scanner, utilizing subjective post

 

 

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