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Opening this week at Hasted Kraeutler: Michael Benson’s Planetfall.
The startling majesty – and deceptive complexity – of Michael Benson’s space art can be traced back through a process he dubs “true color.” A multimedia artist, Benson is a man utterly fascinated with outer space (he points to 2001: A Space Odyssey as an inspiration for his interstellar works — works that so impressed 2001 author Arthur C. Clarke that the sci-fi titan agreed to write the foreword to one of Benson’s books), and he has fixed his talents on creating visions that break free of the confines of Earth, enabling viewers to behold the unseen wonders of the universe.
Continue reading — and see more of the work on LightBox here.
* The show will be on display January 24 - March 9. For more information visit the gallery’s website here.