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John Divola

Posted by Alex Moshakis,

In 1995, John Divola – a ‘contemporary visual artist’ who explores landscape by ‘looking for the edge between the abstract and the specific’ – began to document the dogs that chased his car while he worked in the Southern Californian desert. Divola has since gone on to compile a series of images that deal, he says, with ‘love and hate, joy and fear, the heroic and the idiotic.’ The artist sheds further light on the project here – we highly recommend a read.


Posted by Alex Moshakis

Alex originally joined It’s Nice That as a designer but moved into editorial and oversaw the It’s Nice That magazine from Issue Six (July 2011) to Issue Eight (March 2012) before moving on that summer.