Shoot Portraits, Not People is an exhibition at the Evoke Gallery in Santa Fe, NM, featuring sculptures and photographs. At first glance, the exhibition seems to celebrate an arsenal of random weapons, from bombs and grenades to rocket launchers set up around a 1947 Willy Jeep, with a machine gun mounted on top. The collection turns out to be a provocative visual illusion: on closer inspection we realize that the M16 assault rifle is an assemblage of Olympus XA camera body, Nikon battery, and a Vivitar tripod and flash; that the main components of an Uzi submachine are two 8mm...
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