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ArtWach Blog at www.artwach.blogspot.com/
Commentaries and critiques on the visual and performing arts in the greater Canton, Ohio area.
July 10, 2013 10, 2013
Part whimsy, part high drama, the botanical imagery of photographer Doug McLarty is wholly enthralling. The wondrous theatricality of his configurations brings to mind this observation from Guillarme Apollinaire: "Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony."
There's certainly nothing monotonous about McLarty's delightfully unique take on plants, flowers, seeds and the like. His compositions, set against solid black grounds, often appear to be intricately sculpted entities, exuding an otherworldly aura….
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