Panopticon Gallery will be offering limited edition photogravures by photographer Lee Friedlander from his series Staglieno that were produced at the Neiman Center at Columbia University.
Lee Friedlander, Staglieno XIII, 2003, photogravure, 23 3/4 x 22 1/4
Friedlander's photogravures are refined etchings of photographs taken at the Staglieno cemetery near Genoa, Italy. The photographs capture dust settling on funerary sculptures that convey deeply private and quiet moments between a mother and her child, two lovers, on the face of a praying woman, or in the posture of grief and reflection on the face of a man. The photogravure prints are a study of portraiture of stone, and preserve the stillness and texture of aged sculpture.