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Karl Haendel, "Diamond #2", 2009, pencil on paper, 90"x67" (via Harris Lieberman)

When the curator for NOMA Gallery shared the work of Karl Haendel with me, I was convinced they were photographs. Haendel culled the imagery for these intensely realistic, painstakingly rendered graphite drawings from personal and cultural sources.  The images are from his summer 2009 show with Harris Lieberman in New York City. Touching on American production, consumption and conservation, the work from this show served, in part, as a cautionary tale of these recessionary times. Simply stunning work. To view a selection of my favorites from this collection, follow the link. (more…)

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