Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
By Betsy Horan
"Though the photographs in Huger Foote’s series “Now Here Then” were taken largely between 1995 and 2002, they represent an entirely “new” body of work. Starting in 2008, the Memphis-born photographer took a three-year “semi-stationary” break from his normally nomadic lifestyle, and spent the time revisiting his past work — and specifically, the work prints he’d created from years’ worth of negatives. For photographers, work prints are meant to be provisional: temporary placeholders for the final, perfect exhibition prints. They show thescars of time — which was precisely what caused Foote to have the “a-ha” moment that fueled this series..."