Object of the Month
...And to draw a bright white line with light (Untitled, 11.5)
by Uta Barth
The everyday act of looking through a camera lens becomes the subject of this rhythmic, luminous photograph--literally a drawing with light. Explore the painterly qualities captured in this meditative composition with docents Lisa Roger and Ann Wall and confront the mystery of human vision.
IMAGE: Uta Barth, ... and to draw a bright white line with light (Untitled 11.5), 2011. Triptych of inkjet prints face-mounted against matte acrylic, framed in painted aluminum frames. Framed: 37.5" × 169.75". Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, museum purchase with funds provided by Contemporary Forum (ArtPick 2012).