Category Archives: Prison Art

Prison Art: the Photography of James Casebere

While researching the topic of the visual culture of incarceration I was reminded of the work of contemporary artist James Casebere. His photographs bridge a link between Piranesi, the Panopticon and the post-modern practice of Extraordinary Rendition. Since the 1980s, … Continue reading

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Prison Art: the Visual Culture of Incarceration

The National Gallery of Canada at the Art Gallery of Alberta is currently featuring Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s haunting and dramatic images from the print series, Carceri d’invenzione (The Imaginary Prisons). To co-inside with this exhibition I will be giving the Art-in-Context … Continue reading

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