Fantasy and reality

By GREG COOK  |  August 14, 2013

Wright’s Newport exhibit also includes photos of rushing rivers in which the bubbles and ripples turn abstract, plus paintings and wood carving. But his jazz photos are the paramount merging of feeling and his technique.

Wright says he aims to “share what I’m experiencing with the audience. To take you in.” Indeed, his layering of split seconds extends time while zeroing in on the performers’ heads and the precise placement of their hands. Often the musician’s eyes are closed, and it almost feels like we’re inside the artist’s mind, inside the rushing moment — inside the music.
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