Drawn to the colors of the desert
and the performance of light across
it, I began doing color landscapes in the Southwest in 1986.
land in the Northeast, with its abundant foliage and dense
land in the Southwestern desert is open, with vegetation
evokes the basic elements I am drawn to, human form and water,
when they are not present. The colors of sandstone are variants
flesh tones and the land’s uncovered form and sensuous
by water, seem almost animate. Sometimes photographing the
like making studies for my nudes.
“ ...formations of
sandstone are photographed as intimately
as if they were
Julie Lasky, Print
Magazine, Sept/Oct. 1991