Geoffrey Todd Smith’s paintings seem off-hand, amusing. They look tossed off, formulaic, as if mass-production techniques (or an absolutely obsessive crafter) lay behind them. More
An extensive ‘inland’ view of Chicago can be had by the side of the Lincoln Park Lagoon. This is more or less an imaginary lagoon: a photo-composite in which a familiar vista has been fantastically altered. Here, the straight-sided lagoon has been transformed into something like one of the canals that thread through Fort Lauderdale.
Chicago would be exponentially more beautiful if its layout were more curvy.
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