As a former advertising photographer, and one of the first users of numerical assembly in photography, Jean-François Rauzier created the concept of “hyperphoto,” a term that essentially means putting together many high resolution images into a collage. Rauzier composes virtual and monumental images by assembling up to thousands of high-definition close-ups, creating gigantic works with extreme precision. His collages are incredibly detailed recreations of reality, giving rise to fabulous fantasies in which viewers can zoom and navigate around.
Stanley Smith has exhibited his work widely in galleries and museums all over the United States, most recently in the 2008 exhibition Smoke and Mirrors at the Seattle Art Museum and in 2009 at the University Art Gallery at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo.
Jodi Cobb retraces her groundbreaking career, including the project "The Enigma of Beauty," an exploration through 10 countries on six continents to investigate cultural notions of beauty and the science behind sexual attraction.