George Byrne’s depiction of the LA scene evokes a unique sense of solitude. Alluding to the clean, bold clarity of modernist painting, Byrne brings a focus to the sublime and the subliminal of the everyday. Documenting the beautifully vacant streets, we witness LA’s redundant landscape, set in stark contrast to its iconic architecture. In search of shadows and symmetry, Byrne conjures a poignant narrative in each seismic moment.
Consumed by wanderlust, the Australian born photographer travelled extensively, before settling in Los Angeles in 2011. Driven by his adoration fine art and photographic practices, Byrne started using Instagram as a stimulus for his creativity in 2013. His gallery (@george_byrne) has evolved to become an important and popular extension of his broader art practice.