Rolling waves, handheld mirrors and animated paintstrokes. The accompanying subjects in these vibrant portraits are seemingly simplistic yet awash with sensory and visual information. The selection is characterised by a sense of playfulness and spirited spontaneity, located in seamless environments where summer never seems to end. Each vignette offers a sophisticated and well-presented palette of colours, with arresting blues, striking reds and bright white accents. These appear alongside an intriguing mix of textures and layers – crumpled paper, blurry plant life and seamless horizons that blend into rippled oceans. Laura Perrucci and De Santis Matteo are a creative duo based in Italy. They push the boundaries of photography, developing and questioning the definition of image-making. Experimentation is fundamental to their practice – combining literary and cinematic references. IG: @ellegramm | @hereistheo.
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, focus on the infamous iconography of the American dream, tracing a diversity of urban and suburban experiences.
Welcoming speakers and invited guests from Magnum’s ‘The Medium is the Message’ symposium will explore four themes that define life in 2019.