John Hilliard: Not Black and White
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Perhaps best known for his iconic photo-conceptual works produced duringthe 1970s, British artist John Hilliard continues to question the nature and limitsof photographic representation. This career-spanning monograph draws togetherHilliard's diverse engagement with photography with a focus on his fascination withthe monochrome, abstraction and visual obstruction. Using new and pioneeringprocesses such as overlaying prints and incorporating projector screens, the artistaims to disrupt the viewer's relationship to the photograph by placing a puncturing and interruptive monochrome at the center of many of these works.Included are several essays by the artist and artist/writer Duncan Wooldridge'ssurvey on Hilliard's continuous challenge to photographic convention throughouthis 40-year career.