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Night Shadows by artist Michael Neff
Michael Neff is an artist, photographer and printmaker currently living in Brooklyn. For his ongoing series “The Night Shadow,” Neff outlines the contours of city shadows with chalk and then photographs the resulting drawings. While the original chalk drawings nod to the ephemerality of the shadows themselves, the photographs serve to document those temporary moments, both showcasing and preserving the play of light and shadow in the urban environment. The Night Shadow project includes imagery from cities and towns across the US. Here, Neff shares a selection of his New York City chalk drawings and offers some insight into his motivations and process. -V.S.
Shadows are insanely realistic.