2832 East MLK Jr BLVD

Austin, Texas 78702

Saturdays 12-4, for exhibitions, or by appointment

Boys Boys Boys

Boys Boys Boys

Boys Boys Boys – Beauty Revisited celebrates the majesty of the male form through the re-interpretation of classical photographic nude studies of the human figure.

The large photogravure prints printed on delicate rice paper and small gilded platinum prints on vellum are a continuation of the Prix West series, a genealogy of classical photographic studies of the human male figure in the great outdoors. The models, all local Austin youths--Sam, Blake, Morgan, ages 19-21, perused my photo library of historical images, photography books and photo-biographies to select images they would like to use as inspiration for our shoots. Most recently, their selections have included works from Weston, White, Steiglitz, Newton, Frielander, Gibson and Man Ray, for example.

The images are primarily created in my small back yard studio with large-format film  cameras, and at times on location. On location sites include the sand dunes of the Texas Gulf Coast, a substitute for the sand dunes in California, an homage to Edward Weston's work with Charis Wilson at Oceano, California.

 
Christa Blackwood is a photo, text and installation artist working with themes related to identity, history, and popular culture. Her works fuse historical and alternative processes with contemporary ideas and practices. Her work has been exhibited in the US and abroad and featured in many publications, including The New York Times, Art Desk Magazine and The Village Voice.
White / Stieglitz Circa 1900

White / Stieglitz Circa 1900

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Blake / Charis Circa 1934

Blake / Charis Circa 1934

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Sam / Newton Circa 1980

Sam / Newton Circa 1980

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Golden Boys Circa 1934

Golden Boys Circa 1934

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Sam / Charis Circa 1936

Sam / Charis Circa 1936

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Morgan Circa 1934

Morgan Circa 1934

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Blake / Tina Circa 1921

Blake / Tina Circa 1921

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Morgan Circa 2017

Morgan Circa 2017

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Sam / Charis Circa 1936

Sam / Charis Circa 1936

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Christa Blackwood, Boys Boys Boys Pin

Christa Blackwood, Boys Boys Boys Pin

$10.00
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