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At 29, Philadelphia-based photographer Michael M. Koehler produces work that’s strikingly nuanced with life experience, colored by extensive travel and a practiced understanding of how to make a beautiful image. In Between, his exhibition currently on display at Get This! Gallery through Saturday, October 29, 2011, documents urban landscapes spanning from post-Katrina New Orleans, to [...]
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It was a bright Saturday afternoon in Freedom Park when I met Charlie Brouwer standing before his completed sculpture, Rise Up Atlanta, a 45-foot-tall pyramid-like tower comprising 188 ladders on loan from neighbors and local businesses. Sparkling in the sun, the ladders sprout like steely bamboo from the hill overlooking the traffic light at Moreland [...]