A Wonderfully Odd World (18 photos)

Award winning American photographer Geof Kern takes our world and turns it upside down. Inspired by post-modernist painters and cinematic actors/directors such as Buster Keaton and Jean-Luc Godard, Kern's storytelling style has an artistic as well as a deadpan nature to it. His black-and-white photos may remind you of another Met favorite, Rodney Smith, in that both have the ability to create timeless photos that, on closer inspection, seem slightly surreal.

Read a short interview with Geof at Partfaliaz where he talks about his background and how cinema has influenced his style.

Geof Kern

via [Whitezine]

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Comment by Danny Potters on December 28, 2010 at 4:32pm
Incredible ....just Incredible
Comment by mandy_gong on December 19, 2010 at 7:58pm
Wonderful  land
Comment by HIFI on December 8, 2010 at 7:00am
Awesome...
Comment by Jassy Onyae on December 7, 2010 at 5:59pm
Wonderful
Comment by Chau Dinh on November 8, 2010 at 6:21am
I love the shark restaurant too!
Comment by Marica on October 13, 2010 at 9:46am
Ahaha...Love the man with half umbrella!
Comment by Eugene on October 13, 2010 at 12:40am
love the shark restaurant!
Comment by Amy Wong on October 12, 2010 at 8:51pm
So cool!! And pretty creative too! I love the balloon shot. The b/w pics are awesome!
Comment by sAm on October 12, 2010 at 4:34pm
The piano and chair are so cool.
Comment by Kevin Chung on October 12, 2010 at 1:43pm
These are pretty cool
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