Karen Glaser, whose 226-foot photomural
at the Port of Miami offers viewers a close-up perspective
Dramatic Underwater Photographs To Be Featured
Miller Galleries Exhibition
manatees, mangrove snappers, garfish and other aquatic
creatures, will exhibit her dramatic underwater
photographs at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries in “Aquascapes,” a
one-person exhibition opening Friday, October 1st.
Several of Glaser’s dreamy photographs
feature manatees in graceful motion, nuzzling each other,
executing ballerina-like moves in their liquid environment,
and interacting with the photographer. The artist’s
photographic essay complements the text of the book, “Mysterious
will be available from Books & Books at the exhibition’s
“These photographs allow you
to feel as if you are looking through a window into a
different world,” said
gallery owner and director Virginia Miller.
show a surrealistic underwater panorama with occasional
startling glimpses of the Florida
landscape above, all viewed through the selective eye
of a leading photographic artist.
Some of the photos
were shot in North Florida’s
sinkholes and rivers, including the Suwannee and Crystal.
Others were done in Honduras, Mexico and elsewhere around
the Caribbean and Pacific.
photos have been exhibited in scores of museums and marine
the nation. Her work has been the subject of numerous
articles in both consumer and art publications.
Among the numerous prestigious public collections that
include her work are the Art Institute of Chicago,
the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the Museum of Contemporary
Photography in Chicago, and the
Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American
“Aquascapes” opens with a public reception
from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1st, Nov. 5th and Dec.
ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, 169 Madeira Ave.,
Coral Gables. The photos will be exhibited during
regular gallery hours, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through
Friday, through the month of December 2004. For more
information, call 305-444-4493.