Drive: Photographs by Sarah Lyon

Posted on November 25, 2017

A review of the Photographic Archives Exhibit, by Peter Morrin for Under Main

Sarah Lyon’s show of thirty-two photographs at the University of Louisville Photographic Archives Gallery illustrates a motorcyclian world view: the work uncannily puts the viewer into the pictorial realm, in a relationship to the subject that transcends the vicarious. Travel photographs but in no way a travelogue, Lyon opens her experience to the viewer while ironically remaining very much the creative personality occupying these images. Spanning fourteen years of the artist’s work, Lyon describes the work as a “personal investigation of what happens with artistic process as life evolves and changes, while embracing the inevitable ebb and flow of inspiration and motivation.”   Read More…

Images: Minnesota Storm self-portrait, Death Valley and the Atomic Inn

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