George Legrady: Day & Night

Review: Artillery Magazine

February 24, 2016 - Anne Martens

George Legrady: Day & Night at Edward Cella Art & Architecture
December 12 - January 23, 2016

"In all of these photographs time is unclear. Is it dusk, midnight, midday, or day and night simultaneously? If optical effects seem like figments of the imaginiation, then what persists is a kind of twilight."

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Review: Artsy

January 19, 2016 - Jessica Simmons

George Legrady: Day & Night at Edward Cella Art & Architecture
December 12 - January 23, 2016

"Lenticular printing, a process that involves fusing multiple photographs into a single frame, creates a shimmering image that shifts based on the viewer’s position in space. Typically used for advertisements, the effect teeters precariously on the edge of kitsch, but Legrady approaches the process cinematically, pivoting it towards interactivity, nostalgia, and displacement." 

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Review: Los Angeles Times

January 12, 2016 - Leah Ollman

George Legrady: Day & Night at Edward Cella Art & Architecture
December 12 - January 23, 2016 

"Time conventionally is visualized as a line moving forward, but viscerally we experience it as something messier and more richly complicated -- as a matter of coexisting planes, for instance, past and present, layered and interlaced. George Legrady's affecting new work at Edward Cella gallery hinges on that notion of simultaneity.

Legrady, born in Hungary and living in L.A. and Santa Barbara, makes lenticular prints. Each combines an old family photograph with one or two new pictures he has made. As we shift position in front of a lenticular print, different images within it prevail."

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Review: Art Scene Magazine

January 1, 2016 - Jody Zellen

George Legrady: Day & Night at Edward Cella Art & Architecture
December 12 - January 23, 2016 

"George Legrady is one of a very few artists using the lenticular process in a manner that goes beyond the kitschy and obvious dualities that the process offers. ..."

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Review: Noozhawk

December 10, 2015 - Julie Cohen

George Legardy: Day & Night at Edward Cella Art & Architecture
December 12 - January 23, 2016 

"Legrady explained that his interest in working with these images is driven by his research in translating human perceptions of images into rules that a computer can follow. This new work examines how to quantize complex affective messages — such as those generated by the age of an image — that every human instantly recognizes."

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Review: Arts Meme

November 30, 2015 - Debra Levine

George Legrady: Day & Night at Edward Cella Art & Architecture
December 12 - January 23, 2016 

Eerie Time-and-Space Travel by Photographer George Legrady.

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