Jonah Samson’s Dream Distortion

Repurposed images printed with plant-dye yield a haunting effect in this new show, opening today

In addition to being a CH contributor, Cape Breton Island, Canada-based Jonah Samson has long collected jarring imagery, redefined its usage and sought out unique photographic processes that match his inspiration. With his latest solo exhibition “Dream Distortion,” opening today, 2 April 2015, at Vancouver’s Macaulay & Co Fine Art, Samson delivers Absurdist Theater-inspired works, tinged with anxiety but calling upon the power of nature. …

Photographer Will Adler’s Tranquil Seascapes

The California lensman's new exhibition captures summer's golden days on the water

As much as barreling behemoth waves and 14-foot airs may be visually captivating and a major part of professional surfing, it’s downright difficult to relate to for most. LA-based photographer Will Adler turns his lens on the ocean and those who take to the waves for pure enjoyment with an accessibility that draws a visceral emotional connection with the viewer. His latest exhibition, now open …

Stan Douglas: Luanda-Kinshasa

The Vancouver-based artist's 12th solo show at NYC 's David Zwirner gallery melds fiction and documentary through a six-hour film set

by Charlotte Anderson The recording studio on East 30th Street in Manhattan was once holy ground. Carved out of the abandoned remains of an old Armenian Church, it was a place where musicians shared in a mutual, perhaps now lost, struggle—to record that singular, perfect take. Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, and Billie Holiday all made music there. Miles Davis recorded Kind of Blue there in …