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Todd Hido's recent body of work "Excerpts from Silver Meadows" on view at Kaune, Posnik, Spohr Gallery
Untitled, #10275‘, 2011. C-Print. From the series 'Excerpts from Silver Meadows‘, 1996-2013© Todd Hido, Courtesy Kaune, Posnik, Spohr Gallery, Cologne.
COLOGNE.- Kaune, Posnik, Spohr Gallery presents their third solo exhibition with Todd Hido and his recent body of work „Excerpts from Silver Meadows“.

It is his most ambitious project to date: A highly personal yet fictionalized return to what Hido refers to as „the architecture“ of his childhood.

Silver Meadows is the name of a street that runs through the neighbourhood in Kent, Ohio where the artist grew up as a boy. Hido’s work is known for his cinematic look-and-feel and more than ever the artist explores the power of suggestion. Broken starlets in suburban dress, a vehicle involved in an accident, a photograph in an abandoned house, a topless woman in a cheap American motel room, a road sign or dreamlike picturesque landscapes. Place is as much a character as the humans who occupy it.

But the suburban Ohio Hido knew no longer exists. He finds other places far from Ohio that serve as surrogates for a place in time that he cannot physically visit again and is resigned to live only in memory.

While shooting with two or three cameras at the same time Hido is telling a story with multiple photographs. It’s almost like putting together different pieces, which adds a richness to the story telling process.

Like in his previous series Hido returns to his roots; the setting of his childhood became the creative wellspring for his work.

Todd Hido, born in Kent, Ohio, is a San Francisco Bay Area-based artist who received his M.F.A. from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1996 and his B.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Tufts University. Since 2001, when he published his first monograph‚ „House Hunting“ he became a rising star of the American art scene. His photographs have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, and are included in numerous museum collections, including the Whitney Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, as well as in many other public and private collections. He is an adjunct professor at the California College of Art, San Francisco, California. His new book „Excerpts from Silver Meadows“ was published recently and is Hido’s sixth monograph with Nazraeli Press.



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