Katinka Matson creates large-scale photographs of living things with digital flatbed scanners. An exhibit of her work called "Spiders" just opened in Munich. Snip from review in Suddeutsche Zeitung (Germany's largest newspaper):
The flower images by the New York artist are different for their exactness and completeness: the surreal aura of her pictures come from their enormous clarity.
As lovely as the higher-res jpegs may be, they don't do justice to the buttery beauty of their richly printed counterparts. The image shown here is in fact a massive 6' x 4' print -- pretty stunning when viewed in person. Link
to Katinka's website, with details on the Munich show. (Thanks, John Brockman
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