In Our Masthead: John Houck

by Art Fag City on May 26, 2009 Events

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John Houck, McNoon Lighting, C Print

John Houck‘s photographic series To The Things captures the physical properties of the spiritual and logical, as well as many of their mechanical elements. Light may resemble higher reasoning in one photograph, and in another it acts as one of many products used to manufacture such an effect. Houck’s McNoon Lighting falls squarely in the latter category, and is currently in our masthead.  We highly recommend his website.

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John Houck, Vertical Blinds , C Prints


John Houck works with photographic materials and executes architectural interventions. Through installations, he explores photography as a mode of thought, focusing on the relationship between embodied perception and depiction. John Houck is a Los Angeles based artist who received his MFA from UCLA in 2007. He lectures in the architecture departments at UCLA and SCIArc and will attend the Whitney Independent Study Program this fall. He looks forward to trying to surf on the east coast.

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