hair metal inspired work from i heart photograph's latest exhibition opening this sunday in new jersey. the show features more than 1,000 images by 189 artists from 18 countries. full details, directions to the gallery, and a list of exhibition-related events can be found here.
top: from paterson, usa. "about the classic stereotype 'jersey girl'.” karenann sinocchi is a fine arts photographer and a new jersey native.
middle: from santa monica, usa. "two distinctly new jersey phenomena: diners and glam rock." diane meyer is an artist and professor living in los angeles, but a new jersey native.
bottom: from los angeles, usa. "the underlying photo is actually of the pacific, but i’m working with cultural knowledge of new jersey, and the two things that leapt to mind were the industrialized jersey shore and bon jovi." nicholas grider is in the art and writing mfa programs at calarts, and is a contributing writer to iheartphotograph and artslant.
[from the exhibition: "is it possible to make a photograph of new jersey regardless of where you are in the world?"]