Larry Simon takes his inspiration from seemingly everyday objects, surfaces and scenes to create composed narratives shrouded in a sense of the unknown:
the Inner World residing in our subconscious—a place where we cannot fill in all the blanks.
He often works with a blend of sharp and soft focus, presenting his work in photo collage form or as digital prints.
A constant roamer, Larry Simon is based in Chicago. He is self-taught.
Influences: Gerhard Richter, Saul Leiter, Haruki Murakami, Alfred Brendel
'Still Life' Solo Exhibition | VIVID Gallery, Winnetka IL, February 2018
‘The Illusion of Order’ Group Show | Franco-Moragrega Contemporary Art, San Diego, July–Sept 2017
‘Portraits of People I Will Never Know’ Solo Show | Glenview IL Public Library, March–May 2017
‘Good Bokeh’ International Photography Juried Exhibition | Ventura CA, Feb–April 2017
‘The Journey’ Group Show | Morean Arts Center, St Petersburg, Winter 2017
‘Composed’ Group Show | PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT, February 2017
‘Views from the Accademia Bridge, Venice’ | Alinea Restaurant, Chicago, 2014–2016
‘Made in Japan’ Solo Show | Anderson Japanese Garden, Rockford, IL, 2014
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In Private Collections
Tokyo, Sapporo, Berlin, Frankfurt, Zurich, Montreal, Chicago, Santa Fe, Seattle, Denver, San Diego