Z. Michael Schmidt

Tripping the Light Fantastic

December 7 - January 18, 2018

Reception: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6-8 PM

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Z. Michael Schmidt’s predominantly black-and-white photographic portraits depict the solitude of the human condition with compassionate simplicity. Never posing his subjects or imparting instructions, Schmidt’s tightly cropped images focus on faces and the stories they tell. Stark, clear, and straightforward, his images are pared down to their essentials, the subjects weaving complex webs of human emotion via simple gestures and candid expressions.

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Z. Michael Schmidt

Tripping the Light Fantastic

December 7 - January 18, 2018

Reception: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 6-8 PM

Cleopatra, (New York)
Cleopatra, (New York)

Silver halide
30" x 16"

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Z. Michael Schmidt’s predominantly black-and-white photographic portraits depict the solitude of the human condition with compassionate simplicity. Never posing his subjects or imparting instructions, Schmidt’s tightly cropped images focus on faces and the stories they tell. Stark, clear, and straightforward, his images are pared down to their essentials, the subjects weaving complex webs of human emotion via simple gestures and candid expressions.

Cleopatra, (New York)
Cleopatra, (New York)
Sphinx, (Egypt)
Sphinx, (Egypt)
Señor Louis, (New York)
Señor Louis, (New York)
It Is What It Is, New York (in color)
It Is What It Is, New York (in color)
The Homeless Lion (in color)
The Homeless Lion (in color)
Scream, (Switzerland)
Scream, (Switzerland)
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Tripping the Light Fantastic | December 7 - January 18, 2018

The Infinity of Thoughts
50" x 50" - Acrylic on Canvas