still-life pictures

still-life pictures

George Rump

5 Alfred St
General Library Foyer
University of Auckland
14 December 2018 - late February 2019

Reviewed by John Hurrell for EyeContact


In this unusual Window show in the university library foyer, the door to the glassed off partition is open and viewers are invited to physically enter the what-is-normally a closed-off space, to examine George Rump’s photographs via intimate proximity. The works are on the back wall, on the front glass itself, and on the thick glass door (which contains fluorescent tubes). Sometimes they are framed, but mostly they are enlarged prints, the sections arranged in grids-attached directly to the glass-or butted together in a horizontal row, attached to the back plane.

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