An Experiment in Perspectives and Studio Physics
Sunday, April 17, 2016 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nave Gallery Annex, 53 Chester St, Somerville, MA
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
John Chervinsky is a self-taught photographer and an engineer from in the field of applied physics. The Experiment in Perspective series first opened at the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2005 and Studio Physics began in 2010 when he wanted to explore the question of “what is time”. This exploration started with a bowl of bananas.
John’s art has travelled the world including solo exhibits at – Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Art Gallery, Batavia IL; Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM; Cordon Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA; and Galerie Youn, Montreal, Quebec, CA. His work is held in numerous public and private collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Museum of Art, Portland OR; and Fidelity Investments Collection. His work has been featured internationally in publications including LeMond, South Korea’s Photo+ and The Los Angeles Times.
John passed away in December 2015. Because of his commitment to photography, John wanted to create a scholarship, to support the work of young, up-and-coming photographers, through the Griffin Museum of Photography. Learn more
“John was a truly unique human being, and words necessarily fall short of expressing just how deeply he will be missed. As difficult as his passing is to accept, however, it is important to know that it was entirely in keeping with the remarkable, resolute, one-of-a-kind person he was in life.”
-Todd and Sheila Lemke