William S. Burroughs: Objects From The Bunker
Photographs of the personal possessions of author William S. Burroughs
22 JUNE 2011, 4 TIMES SQUARE, CONDE NAST BUILDING, LOBBY GALLERY. NEW YORK CITY.
Summary14 Photographs of personal items belonging to author William S. Burroughs, from his famed New York City apartment, The Bunker.
By removing these objects from their context and isolating them against a white backdrop, they exude an iconographic presence. Stripped of their relationship with the whole space, they become stand-ins for Burroughs. They serve to create a faceless portrait.
Peter Ross is a New York City based portrait photographer, who’s previous projects have included work with spiritualists in upstate New York and Florida, brickmakers in Kabul, Afghanistan, and ongoing portraits of contemporary cultural fugures. www.heypeterross.com.
About William Burroughs: Objects From The Bunker
Wiliam S. Burroughs: Objects from The Bunker is a show of photographs by Peter Ross. July 11-August 19, 2011 at 4 Times Square, The Conde Nast Building, lobby gallery.
Opening reception is Thursday July 14, from 6-8 pm.
The show features 14 images of possessions belonging to the beat writer William Seward Burroughs, from his still intact new York City apartment (known as the Bunker)