Rubi Lebovitch - Home Sweet Home

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Rubi Lebovitch - Home Sweet Home

Fascinating book exploring domestic scenes characterized by mystery, vagueness, and absurdity.

1st edition published by Daylight Books, 2015
Format: Hardback
Pages: 104
Condition: New

Rubi Lebovitch is an Israeli artist whose photographs deal with domestic scenes
characterized by mystery, vagueness, and absurdity. His photographs show scenes that are inscrutable to viewers and difficult to identify; their relationship with the world around them seems senseless. The restlessness characterizing his work is connected to Freud's concept of the Uncanny, which locates the origins of horror in the homely and familiar. The scenes depicted in the photographs emphasize what usually remains hidden: the repressed, which cannot be described. The anxiety these scenes arouse undermines the peacefulness and security usually associated with home.