Sawdust Mountain at The Henry Art Gallery: Seattle
The Henry Art Gallery in Seattle opens an exhibition this week featuring works from Eirik Johnson’s recently published Sawdust Mountain, accompanied by 19th-century photographs from the University of Washington Special Collections by photographers such as Darius Kinsey, curated by Johnson. He will also give an artist’s talk on Thursday in celebration of the opening. Eirik Johnson describes his photographs as “a melancholy love letter of sorts, my own personal ramblings.” Through this poetic approach, Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain records a region affected by historic economic complexities and, by extension, one aspect of our fraught relationship with the environment in the twenty-first century.
Eirik Johnson: Sawdust Mountain
Exhibition on view:
Saturday, October 24, 2009—Sunday, January 31, 2010