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Mary Anne Kluth
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Mary Anne Kluth is an interdisciplinary artist and received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2008 and her BFA from California College of Arts in 2005. Her work explores the nexus of landscape imagery, narrative, and information, and her most recent body of work deals with descriptions of landscape from the 1860s, and contemporary theme park simulations. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz, the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (both forthcoming), Art HK, Hong Kong, the Contemporary Arts Center in Las Vegas, and at FICTILIS in Seattle. She has had residencies at Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, and LOOP Arts, Oakland. Her work has been featured in ARTnews, Beautiful Decay, SF Art Enthusiast, and Harper’s, amongst other publications. Kluth has written catalog essays, reviews and contributed to various publications, including Art Practical, Artweek, Art Ltd. and Stretcher.org, and she has curated two art events set in an Oakland storybook theme park. She is represented by Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco.

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Entries by Mary Anne Kluth

Mary Anne Kluth on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2013 | 4:14 PM

Master Study, Grand Canyon
2013
20 x 15.5 inches
hand cut archival photo collage, printed while in residence at Loop Arts, Oakland
A hand cut collage image made entirely out of digital photos of theme park landscapes to match the composition of...

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Mary Anne Kluth on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2013 | 3:41 PM

“The granite ridge rises very abruptly from the valley, its crest worn into the most fantastic forms—pinnacles, minarets, battlements, domes, and peaks. Some of these rise perhaps three thousand feet above the valley.”
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2013
27 x 35 inches
hand cut archival inkjet...

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Mary Anne Kluth on the ImageBlog

(1) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 5:57 PM

“…the green hills were scarcely half a mile wide, the barren, rugged sandstone hills rising immediately back of these slaty green hills. The sandstone ridge is a continuous one, and has but one break… a rent or fissure divides the ridge, but a few feet wide at the narrowest part...

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Mary Anne Kluth on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 11:52 AM

“Above the timber the mountain is naked, and all above nine thousand or ten thousand feet is a scene of unmixed and unrelieved desolation—rock, snow, and dry soil, that is all. No plant cheers the eye, no insect or bird appears…. In Switzerland, or the Tyrol… above the timber there...

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Mary Anne Kluth on the ImageBlog

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 11:42 AM

“Hills rose on each side, often high and steep, and in places the valley widened, showing that much more water once existed there. High terraces indicated the shores of an ancient lake. These terraces were most beautiful and made a remarkable contrast with the rugged rocky hills behind.”
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