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    • A Sure and Convenient Machine for Drawing Silhouettes

    • Art Exhibitions; Photography; Physiognomy; Physiognomy in art; Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801; Steve Turner Gallery
    • Istallation shot for solo exhibition "Physiognomy and the Love of Mankind" at Steve Turner Contemporary. In this series Gonzales-Day explores the physiognomatic theories of Johann Lavater, as well as the nature photographs of Ansel Adams and "Group...
    • About a hundred yards from the road

    • Trees; Grasslands; Mountains
    • Using archival records, Gonzales-Day went searching for California's historic hang trees. While some of the locations of the trees in this series are certain, others were taken in approximate locations that corresponded to the historical data...
    • Adios amigos

    • Executions and executioners; Hanging; Arizona; Prescott (Ariz.)
    • Collection of Ken Gonzales-Day. For more information see, Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).
    • An Image Bank for Everday Revolution

    • Mountains; REDCAT (Art center); Skies in art; Fires; Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • This image was taken during the Los Angeles fires in 2003 and was incorporated into City in Flame , 2006. Presented as a part of the exhibition An Image Bank for Everyday Revolution at REDCAT, Los Angeles.
    • Anthony, 2006

    • Human beings in art; Body art; Tattooed people
    • A shirtless man has tattoos on his chest, stomach, and arms. Originally exhibited as part of the "Hang Trees" exhibition held at the Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA. in 2006.
    • Aqua Fria Road

    • Hanging; Lynching; Trees
    • Using archival records, Gonzales-Day went searching for California's historic hang trees. While some of the locations of the trees in this series are certain, others were taken in approximate locations that corresponded to the historical data...
    • Battle Scene

    • Blood; Nudity; Violence
    • Set during the Mexican-American war, this scene is from fictitious frontier novel, The Bone-Grass Boy: The Secret Banks of the Conejos River.
    • Belleville

    • Trees; Landscapes
    • Using archival records, Gonzales-Day went searching for California's historic hang trees. While some of the locations of the trees in this series are certain, others were taken in approximate locations that corresponded to the historical data...
    • Blackfoot Man and Faun Holding a Goat

    • Art Exhibitions; Photography; Sculpture
    • Photograph of untitled piece in "Profiled" series. Piece includes "Blackfoot Man" and Jacques-Francois-Joseph Saly's "Faun Holding a Goat." In this collection, Gonzales-Day looks to the depiction of race and the construction of whiteness as points...
    • Broken

    • Landscape; Trees; Grasslands; Mountains
    • Using archival records, Gonzales-Day went searching for California's historic hang trees. While some of the locations of the trees in this series are certain, others were taken in approximate locations that corresponded to the historical data...
    • Busts in profile

    • Art Exhibitions; Photography; Busts; Sculpture
    • Photograph includes untitled piece depicting two busts facing each other in profile at Las Cienegas Projects in Los Angeles. In "Profiled," Gonzales-Day looks to the depiction of race and the construction of whiteness as points of departure from...
    • Card back

    • Postcards
    • A blank postcard that was part of a series of postcards in which the lynch victim was removed as part of a conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. This postcard back was...
    • City in flames

    • Riots California; Fire; Smoke; Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Composite image of Watts Riots (1965), Salazar or East Los angeles Riot (1972), Rodney King uprising (1992), an unidentified image form Siqueiros photographic archive, and a smoke cloud from the Los Angeles Fires (2003). The oldest image is at the...
    • Contours of Foreheads

    • Art Exhibitions; Photography; Physiognomy; Physiognomy in art; Frames; Drawing; Group f.64; Lavater, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801; Steve Turner Gallery
    • Profiles of human foreheads drawn from photographs, as shown at "Ken Gonzales-Day: Physiognomy and the Love of Mankind" at Steve Turner Contemporary in Los Angeles. In this series Gonzales-Day explores the physiognomatic theories of Johann Lavater,...
    • Cowboy justice, 1908

    • Firearms; Trees; Cowboys
    • The lynch victim has been removed in this conceptually driven photographic series which sought to raise awareness of the history of lynching in California. See Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Duke, 2006).

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