Floating Rock at LACMA
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unexplained phenomena project is a collaboration between artists Victor Raphael and David Jordan Williams. The series includes images from around the world and explores extraordinary mysterious encounters with the unknown. unexplained phenomena project hopes to elicit in the viewer the idea that we should not rule out the unexplained or the exceptional when considering what is real and what we know.
Victor Raphael is a multi-media artist based in Los Angeles who artwork has been exhibited internationally and can be found in many collections including the Bibliotheque nationale de France, The Polaroid Collection, LACMA, and the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Raphael has had Museum retrospectives at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, at Pepperdine University, in 2000, a 30-year survey at USC Fisher Museum of Art in 2009, and most recently, in fall 2011, a retrospective at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA.
David Jordan Williams is a award winning Photographer and Graphic Designer based in Los Angeles who divides his time between commercial and fine art projects. He is represented by three stock agencies, Getty Images and Corbis / Veer. His Fine Art Photography is represented by Soho Myriad in Atlanta, Los Angeles and London.
Image: ‘Floating Rock at LACMA’ © Victor Raphael and David Jordan Williams
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Victor Raphael is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Los Angeles. For the past four decades, Raphael has produced a unique body of work by merging traditional media such as painting, photography, gilding and printmaking with modern electronic media, including video, digital printing and interactive technologies. His artwork has been exhibited and collected internationally, and can be found in the collections of J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, The Polaroid Collection, Skirball Museum, USC Fisher Museum of Art, and Bibliotheque National de France, among others. Raphael has had solo museum survey exhibitions at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Envisioning Space, curated by Michael Zakian (2000), The USC Fisher Museum of Art, Travels and Wanderings, organized by Selma Reuben Holo and curated by Ariadni Liokatis (2009) and the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, Lead Into Gold, The World of Victor Raphael (2011), curated by Barbara Hitchcock, Independent curator and former Curator, The Polaroid Collections.
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