Jeff Wall

Jeff Wall, After "Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison, the Prologue, 1999-2000, Cibachrome transparency, aluminum lightbox, fluorescent bulbs 76 1⁄4 x 106 1⁄4 x 10 1⁄4 in.

image via Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.

Without light I am not only invisible, but formless as well; and to be unaware of one’s form is to live a death. I myself, after existing some twenty years, did not become alive until I discovered my invisibility.

—From Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.

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