Falling Goddess, 2022
Eros Mounting Tortoise, 2021
Moonstruck Madonna and Child, 2021
Deer in Moonlight, 2021
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Her Dreams are in the Stars, 2021
Note - all works are framed using traditional wooden moldings painted black, as with the example above.
These photographs explore the representation of high and low art, suggest a history of white privilege, and play with the nature of art construction. These images were shot with a digital camera (Sony a7R iv) at museums, cemeteries and in the front yards of private homes. Others were made by scanning images from Reed's collection of photographs, further blurring the line between between the "ownership" of images. If these photographs feel artificial or manufactured, what would be more appropriate in what Franklin Foer described in The Atlantic as the, "collapse of reality," an age where we increasingly cannot tell what is real from fake?
Temple of Blind Love, 2021
Broken Maiden at Moonrise, 2021
Calm Waters, 2022
Bust of Diana, 2022
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