Eric Cahan: Sky Series

10 October 2011

When you look up, it’s supposed to make you happy – something to do with the blood pooling at the back of your head probably. It’s the same simple pleasure to see the Sky Series by Eric Cahan. Sublime and cinematic, his graduated windows of sky appear so perfectly abstract that it’s almost startling to see the fractus edge of a cloud or lump of land appear on the horizon. Using film-makers filters to picture vast spaces, he captures the subtle and surreal effect of time and place. Similar in its colourful intensity to Trevor Jackson’s Nowhere series or early Rothko, Cahan has a unique, scientific specificity to his work as these images show…

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Bryony Quinn

Bryony was It’s Nice That’s first ever intern and worked her way up to assistant online editor before moving on to pursue other interests in the summer of 2012.

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