Upton Pyne, January 14, 2001

Upton Pyne, January 14, 2001

2001

Jem Southam

(British, 1950-)

Chromogenic dye coupler print

Image: 68.3 x 86.5 cm (26 7/8 x 34 1/16 in.); Mounted: 91.3 x 107.8 cm (35 15/16 x 42 7/16 in.); Paper: 91.3 x 107.8 cm (35 15/16 x 42 7/16 in.)

Gift of William and Margaret Lipscomb in honor of Tom Hinson 2010.417

Impression: 1

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From 1996 to 2003, Southam photographed the ongoing evolution of a small pond near his home in Cornwall, documenting each successive tenant’s attempts at improvements to the property. First a tree-lined bucolic nature retreat, then a stereotypical suburban garden complete with swing set and plastic lawn ornaments, the pond represents for Southam a microcosmic vision of the ever-shifting balance between human intervention and natural transformation.

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