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Gods and Saints
Ishmael Claxton

Saints and Gods

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Ishmael Claxton


20 Pages
140 x 200mm
ISBN Not Available



Gods and Saints investigates the ways in which humans have sought morality through figures of higher power. The role of religion in humanity, the structure it provides and the ways it has been used to make sense of a chaotic universe is woven throughout the show.

About the Artist
Ishmael Claxton is a European based photographer. Born and raised in New York City, he has lived in Florida, North Carolina, Texas, California, the Caribbean, Berlin, Paris, Ireland and has been photographing professionally for five years. He has interned and worked with artist such as Michael Creagh, Litina Egungun, Perry Ogden, Kurt Thometz and worked at the Bushwhick community dark room for a year. With a background in maths, art history, history, set and costume design he’s able to weave all of these elements together to give form to his vision. His works deals with color, spirituality, politics and the surreal.