Then Darkness Fell

Macabre drawings modeled after discarded photographs from Scott Hunt

Artist Scott Hunt turns flea market photographs into modern-day allegories. In his new series of charcoal drawings currently on view at Schroeder, Romero and Shredder Gallery in New York, Hunt presents images that are enigmatic, humorous and occasionally discomforting. The black-and-white figures of “Then Darkness Fell” draw inspiration from turn of the century realism as well as film noir. Hunt’s preoccupation with discarded photographs is …