Gary Briechle: Photographs November 4 — December 31, 2011

The wrinkle of an aging hand; the piercing eyes of a young girl at the edge of puberty; the solitude of a young man resting his head along the water’s edge -- these are some of the quiet moments captured by Gary Briechle, who makes Collodion wet-plate enlargements of his family, friends and strangers in the small towns and rugged terrain that hug the Maine coast. With great patience and care, Briechle photographs the details that make us unique, celebrating the beauty and imperfections of the human form. These are luscious photographs made with a 19th century process which forces an intimacy between the photographer and subject, to which the viewer is a privileged witness.

We no longer carry work by Gary Briechle. This is an archive of a past exhibition.

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2006

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2006

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2007

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2007

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2007

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2007

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2007

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2008

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2008

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2008

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2008

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2008

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2008

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2008

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2009

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2009

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2009

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2009

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2009

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2009

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2010

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2010

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2010

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2010

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2010

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2010

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2010

archive of a past exhibition

Gary Briechle
Untitled, 2011

archive of a past exhibition