David Maisel is a photographer and visual artist whose works explore vestiges and remnants of civilizations both past and present. His work is exhibited internationally and is collected in major museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, LACMA and the Victoria and Albert Museum. His work has been the subject of five major monographs, published by Nazraeli Press and Chronicle Books. Maisel was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in 1990. He has served as a Trustee of the Headlands Center for the Arts since 2011. He received his BA from Princeton University, and his MFA from California College of the Arts, in addition to study at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. David Maisel was born in New York City in 1961.
The Aerial Abstract
The aerial photographs of David Maisel might seduce the eye with their beautiful strangeness before one realizes their darker implications: these are open-pit mines, toxic landscapes. The images from the Terminal Continue reading