CARBON DATING #1: Phoenix Art Museum

May 28th, 2013 — 12:11pm

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Johnson’s CARBON DATING #1 has been delivered and installed at the Phoenix Art Museum where the artwork finds its new permanent home.

PHOENIX ART MUSEUM | View CARBON DATING #1 here.

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LA CONFIDENTIAL: Q & A

May 1st, 2013 — 11:25am

480 LA CONFIDENTIAL 2There are few names that are widely accepted as defining the California creative landscape—but Jay Mark Johnson’s is one of them. A photographer living and working in Venice, Johnson has become well known for his signature style of photography, which captures movement in a transformative way to result in visually stunning pieces.

LA CONFIDENTIAL | Read full article here |

Johnson’s works can often be found locally at ACE Gallery and William Turner Gallery as well as within the permanent collections of various museums. Visit jaymarkjohnson.com for a list of current showings, and see below for some insight into the artist’s creative process.
There are few names that are widely accepted as defining the California creative landscape—but Jay Mark Johnson’s is one of them. A photographer living and working in Venice, Johnson has become well known for his signature style of photography, which captures movement in a transformative way to result in visually stunning pieces.
Johnson’s works can often be found locally at ACE Gallery and William Turner Gallery as well as within the permanent collections of various museums. Visit jaymarkjohnson.com for a list of current showings, and see below for some insight into the artist’s creative process.

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TIME LINE WAVES: ACE GALLERY Beverly Hills

March 2nd, 2013 — 11:51am

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ACE GALLERY | View artist page here.

Johnson’s works can often be found locally at ACE Gallery and William Turner Gallery as well as within the permanent collections of various museums. Visit jaymarkjohnson.com for a list of current showings, and see below for some insight into the artist’s creative process.
There are few names that are widely accepted as defining the California creative landscape—but Jay Mark Johnson’s is one of them. A photographer living and working in Venice, Johnson has become well known for his signature style of photography, which captures movement in a transformative way to result in visually stunning pieces.
Johnson’s works can often be found locally at ACE Gallery and William Turner Gallery as well as within the permanent collections of various museums. Visit jaymarkjohnson.com for a list of current showings, and see below for some insight into the artist’s creative process.

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NO SUCH PLACE: William Turner Gallery

February 23rd, 2013 — 11:35am

480 NO SUCH PLACE - installation -  Jay Mark Johnson at William Turner 3“We surround ourselves with machines. They shape our experiences and with them our thoughts. We see our world through the cars, trains and planes in which we journey. We travel encapsulated, isolated from the outside world as we propel ourselves through it. And the faster we race across the landscape, the more it becomes a blur.”

WILLIAM TURNER GALLERY | Read press release here. | View artist page here | View catalogue here.

Johnson’s works can often be found locally at ACE Gallery and William Turner Gallery as well as within the permanent collections of various museums. Visit jaymarkjohnson.com for a list of current showings, and see below for some insight into the artist’s creative process.
There are few names that are widely accepted as defining the California creative landscape—but Jay Mark Johnson’s is one of them. A photographer living and working in Venice, Johnson has become well known for his signature style of photography, which captures movement in a transformative way to result in visually stunning pieces.
Johnson’s works can often be found locally at ACE Gallery and William Turner Gallery as well as within the permanent collections of various museums. Visit jaymarkjohnson.com for a list of current showings, and see below for some insight into the artist’s creative process.

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LA CANVAS: Adventures in Space and Time

January 5th, 2013 — 2:24pm

480 LA CANVAS FLY ROCK 3The thing about photography is its truthiness. Digital-age machinations aside, the camera enjoys a reputation for providing trustworthy, unmediated depictions of the real world, more or less as it actually appears. Whatever filters or post-production technologies abound, the basic idea remains that you can look at a picture and know what something looked like in a recognizable world. But when it comes to the photographs of Jay Mark Johnson, that presumption is turned on its head. . . .

LA CANVAS | Read full article here | By SHANA NYS DAMBROT

presumption is turned on its head.The thing about photography is its truthfulness. Digital-age machinations aside, the camera enjoys a reputation for providing trustworthy, unmediated depictions of the real world, more or less as it actually appears. Whatever filters or post-production technologies abound, the basic idea remains that you can look at a picture and know what something looked like in a recognizable world. But when it comes to the photographs of Jay Mark Johnson, that
presumption is turned on its head.The thing about photography is its truthfulness. Digital-age machinations aside, the camera enjoys a reputation for providing trustworthy, unmediated depictions of the real world, more or less as it actually appears. Whatever filters or post-production technologies abound, the basic idea remains that you can look at a picture and know what something looked like in a recognizable world. But when it comes to the photographs of Jay Mark Johnson, that
presumption is turned on its head.

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NEW SCIENTIST: Shot from a Doctor Who camera

November 26th, 2012 — 8:13pm

480 NEW SCIENTIST - SIEM REAP SEPT 05 003_CROP 1AIt’s a still image that is more about time than space. Remarkably, the picture has not been Photoshopped: it’s simply a different way of looking at the world. If Doctor Who had a camera, he might take shots like this . . .

Read NEW SCIENTIST article here.  |  By author Rowan Hooper. |

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HUFFINGTON POST / SLATE: time over space

October 17th, 2012 — 9:57pm

480 HUFFINGTON LOS OSOS 50-1The abstract-seeming images here are not the result of some wacky Photoshopping. Jay Mark Johnson’s photos are actually incredibly precise. The reason they look like this is because he uses a slit camera that emphasizes time over space . . .

Read HUFFINGTON POST here. | Read SLATE article here. |   By author  Judith B. Herman |

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LEBBEUS WOODS at SFMOMA

September 3rd, 2012 — 5:37pm

480 sfmoma_lebbeuswoods_09_einstein tombArchitect Lebbeus Woods (1940-2012) dedicated his career to probing architecture’s potential to transform the individual and the collective. His visionary drawings depict places of free thought, sometimes in identifiable locations destroyed by war or natural disaster, but often in future cities . . .

SFMOMA | LEBBEUS WOODS Exhibition | LEBBEUS WOODS Blog | Einstein Tomb model sculpted for Lebbeus Woods by Jay Mark Johnson

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IN THE WOODS: Galerie Deschler Berlin

August 9th, 2012 — 6:04pm

480 DESCHLER OZ MAY 1 TUMUT 088_CROP 4In the group show “In the Woods“ we are presenting a range of works pertaining to the theme of woods and forests. The central work of the exhibition is the monumental painting by the renowned Berlin Neo-Expressionist Rainer Fetting, with the title “Large Forest” 1987. Also artist Jay Mark Johnson’s large scale timeline photographs of a logging truck captured in the central hills of New South Wales, Australia . . .

GALERIE DESCHLER | IN THE WOODS | 7 September- 13 October 2012 | View artwork here.

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THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS: Christ Church, Oxford

June 4th, 2012 — 2:21am

480 OXFORD 3I make photographic timelines. It is an engaging project with plenty of unexpected results. Because the photographs seamlessly blend visual depictions of space and time into a single hybrid image they provide an altered “spacetime” view of the world . . .

CHRIST CHURCH, OXFORD UNIVERSITY | For dates and times please inquire here.

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