F.to: 19×26; pagg. 128; rileg. rigida.
Editore: Steidl, New York, 2010.
Like much of Welling’s work Light Sources taps into memories and emotions in the viewer, about darkness, strange places, and the wonder of that which attracts us for reasons unknown. It is a trope for the seductions of the quickly glimpsed, the half remembered, the partially understood, qualities that Welling wants to hold up, examine, and admire without piercing the fragile surface of their own fugitive grace.” Carol Squiers, Artforum, 1998 American artist James Welling creates work which challenges the technical and conceptual bounds of photography.