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Exceptional Group of Works by Uta Barth at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

NEW YORK, NY.- Tanya Bonakdar Gallery presents an exceptional group of works by Uta Barth that comprise the artist’s eighth solo exhibition with the gallery. Exploring both the continuing evolution and the origins of Barth’s practice, the show juxtaposes new color photographs with a major series of previously unseen early black and white pieces. Although taken thirty years apart, these two distinct bodies of work compliment and contextualize each other, demonstrating the development of Barth’s ongoing investigation of the nature of vision and the act of perception itself. For her new series, Barth takes the camera with her on trips out walking, breaking with ten years of photographing exclusively in her own home. After a decade of rendering the ephemeral nature of light, time, and negative space in exquisite images framed and contained by her own domestic surroundings, Barth’s