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Mindy Best
New Photographs
September 18 – October 31, 2009

Reception: Friday, September 18  7 – 10 pm
Hours: 11 – 6 Wednesday – Sunday
Mondays by appointment


I have been photographing in color for the past four years.  The subjects of my photographs have been places and objects from my childhood that I associated with excitement.  And although we all should have grown-out of these obsessions, I am exploiting my status as an adult to indulge in my every whim.

Color is the most important aspect of these photographs.  The glossy and saturated color palette provided by candy manufacturers is designed to create desire all on its own without the sense of smell or taste.  Striking at the heart of what motivates most of us in life and in looking at art – visual desire.


Mindy Best is currently a New York based commercial photographer.  She grew up between South Dakota and Texas, eventually receiving her BFA from the University of Texas at Austin..  She has exhibited nationally.  For 2009/2010, Best has been included in a traveling exhibition, I Want Candy: The Sweet Stuff in American Art, originally curated for the Hudson River Museum.

815 W. 36th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
Weds. – Sunday 11 – 6.
Mondays by Appointment
Closed Tuesdays.

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