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OPENING RECEPTION:  DONN DELSON – ‘Points of View’ – May 9th, 2019

OPENING RECEPTION: DONN DELSON – ‘Points of View’ – May 9th, 2019

Axiom Contemporary is pleased to announce POINTS OF VIEW, a solo exhibition of new work by Donn Delson. Donn Delson has made aerial photography the subject of his fascination. Referential to the works of the great photographic pioneer Nadar – who developed birds-eye-view images of the Parisian cityscape from a hot air balloon – Delson’s technique is achieved through his use of the latest camera technologies from 10,000 feet in the air, in an open-door helicopter, producing geometrically intricate, sublime and even painterly images of our urban and natural landscapes. Delson’s obsession with flight was fostered at a young age by his father, who continually taught him that “The sky is the limit.” His first aerial photographs were taken over the glaciers of New Zealand, and now, in his seventies, Delson has shot everything from shipping containers, to fishing boats docked at a harbor, to ever-expansive, colorful fields of wildflowers. In his accumulation of a ...

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