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Thursday, August 7, 2008

Isaac Layman on In/Visible: “Photography’s not right or wrong, it’s just this thing.”

posted by on August 7 at 13:00 PM

Isaac Layman’s Medicine Cabinet (2008), 73 1/2 by 59 inches

Standing in front of the above image of his and his wife’s medicine cabinet just the way he found it one day, Isaac Layman talks about photography as a form of gossip:

(*To hear the entire podcast with Layman, click here.)

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Plain TUMS? Gross. Mixed berry or nothing.

Posted by w7ngman | August 7, 2008 1:36 PM

If I take a picture of my bookshelf, or my open fridge, will you guys post that under the 'Visual Art' banner as well?

Posted by ReverendZ | August 7, 2008 1:44 PM

Dunno, ReverendZ. Jen Graves once did a post about how she had been vomiting from food poisoning and she put that under Visual Art. I'd give it a shot.

Posted by w7ngman | August 7, 2008 1:56 PM

Where's the door?

Posted by Greg | August 7, 2008 2:36 PM

W7ngman: Did I post it under Visual Art? Ha!

Posted by Jen Graves | August 7, 2008 3:15 PM

Now if this was a painting done in photo realism, I would respect this as a work of art. I don't respect something I can do myself.

Posted by elswinger | August 7, 2008 4:21 PM

Maybe I'll take a photo of my lower half sitting on the copy machine, blow it up real large, frame it, and call it art. Seriously with the crap that passes for "Visual Art" on here I'm sure it would be success.

Posted by Dingo Rossi | August 7, 2008 4:24 PM

What's in the tube on the second shelf from the top?

Posted by Eliza | August 7, 2008 10:45 PM

Why does his wife have "Old Spice"? P.U.

Posted by Vince | August 8, 2008 8:02 AM

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