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“My bookscapes reflect the changing nature of books and photographs in present times, and emphasize the dreamlike potential of what lies hidden beneath their covers/surfaces. In this work I purposely selected artists who captured the beauty of life with their individual perspectives.”
- MaxSteven Grossman
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
MaxSteven Grossman was born in Barranquilla, Colombia in 1971. He originally studied engineering and graduated from the University of Philadelphia in 1994.
Soon after he discovered his passion for photography. In 2000, MaxSteven graduated from New York University and the International Center of Photography with a Master of Arts specializing in photography. The two diverse studies of engineering and the arts have helped to mold Grossman’s creative process into a study of reality and imagination.
MaxSteven Grossman's photographs have been exhibited around the world including New York, NY; Miami, FL; Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA; Palm Springs, CA; Beatriz Esguerra Art in Bogota, Columbia; Museum of Modern Art in Cartagena, Colombia; Museum of Modern Art in Barranquilla, Colombia. The artist has exhibited extensively at art fairs and foundations located in Switzerland, Panama, Hong Kong, and Spain.
MaxSteven Grossman reviewed in the press:
"MaxSteven Grossman uses composite images from various bookshelves, and combines them to form libraries that only exist in his photographs. Each composition, or in Grossman’s own words, collage, is an intricate process of digital manipulation and engineering in the hopes of creating a personal conversation with each viewer. Grossman returns time and again to these bookscapes to not only reflect on the changing nature of books and photographs, but to allow for the physical world to be taken over by the virtual world he constructs." Artgroups DFW, October 2022
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