Martha Gannon

View From the Mayor's Window

Metallic prints, stainless steel, plexiglas, 2005


*Collection of the City of Austin. PEOPLE'S CHOICE 2007 (Not Eligible for People's Choice Vote)

This work was photographed in a 10-by-10 foot area outside the home office of David Lanman (then mayor of Marfa, Texas) and is about seeing the details in our daily life. Here, the otherwise invisible lives are exaggerated, and the ordinary view shifts into non-distinction.