Taryn Simon’s “Cryopreservation Unit,” taken at the Cryonics Institute in Clinton Township, Mich., depicts a device holding the dead bodies of the wife and sister of Robert Ettinger, a pioneer in the field of cryonics.
There’s something quintessentially American about the way Taryn Simon’s photography exhibition “An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar” examines the culture’s irreconcilable differences. Ms. Simon couches the show in the intellectual, power-to-the-people oratory of leftist politics. Yet she clearly delights in exposing, in a quasi-tabloid fashion, America’s underbelly (photo from the Whitney Museum) Lire la suite de l'article de BRIDGET L. GOODBODY http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/06/arts/design/06simo.html?ex=1333512000&en=16b7debac32538fa&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
Nuclear Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility, Cherenkov Radiation,” taken at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State