Shimmering Texture, Tone and Individuality

Art: ‘Tales from the Golden Age and Other Stories’
John Atchley’s “Full Moon.”

Photographer John Atchley’s gold leaf work is the centerpiece and highlight of his current solo show at the Hunt Library in Falls Village. “Tales from the Golden Age and Other Stories” encompasses a beguiling group of landscape and still life photographs. 

It is clear that the artist has not been limited by a narrow definition of photography and his work benefits greatly from this freedom. As he notes in his artist statement, “I have been wanting to get away from what I call flat photography, i.e., a normal print on paper.”

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