The falling man: the art of Kerry Skarbakka – in pictures | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

March 2, 2013

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The Falling Man

The falling man: the art of Kerry Skarbakka – in pictures

Arizona-born artist Kerry Skarbakka has received both awards and death threats for his controversial ‘falling man’ images. His work in Chicago sparked outrage when it was interpreted by some as a recreation of the tragic jumpers from the World Trade Centre on 9/11. Others have praised the 42-year-old for his insight and he was named an up-and-coming star on the NBC Today Show. This is his latest set of images

via The falling man: the art of Kerry Skarbakka – in pictures | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

Quote from the last image (15/15): “He says he has had ‘hundreds of wonderful letters from individuals stating how much they appreciated the work, as it managed to represent their own feeling of uncertainty'”

See: Constructing for Uncertainty’

and an unabashed plug for:

See: Thermal Reticulations’

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