Opening Reception with the Artist
Saturday, October 4, 2008, 5-8pm
A Gallery for Fine Photography
241 Chartres Street, New Orleans
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That was when she realized that this beautiful woman was her mother, not as she knew her in recent years, but as she was in Sacabo’s early childhood, a time when dreams, spirits and reality intermingle, and when mothers and daughters share idealized views of each other.
Read the article: D. Eric Bookhardt, Gambit Weekly, April 10, 2006
at A Gallery for Fine Photography, the melancholic mood continues with A Geometry of Echoes, the dark, deeply nostalgic series of pictorialist photos by romantic master Josephine Sacabo.
Read the article: Doug MacCash, The Times Picayune, 2005
“I find my models incredibly beautiful. I try to create photos of them alone with themselves, as if I’m not there, or as if I’m a child looking at something I don’t understand and am not part of.”
Read the article: Katharine Hibbert, The Sunday Times Magazine, August 14, 2005
In Susana, Sacabo had found the catalyst for all her passions to come together: acting, literature, and photography. Susana was also like a magnet, unearthing unresolved issues of Sacabo’s past. Working locations from San Antonio, to the southern tip of Mexico, to her studio, Sacabo inhabited Susana, breathed the fetid air that suffocated her, saw Susana’s strength and struggle come alive in her model.
Read the article: Mary Ann Lynch, Camera Arts, August/September 2003