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Intensely controlled chaos

Blackmon’s details toy with tension

Children are enchanting protagonists in Julie Blackmon’s large-scale images. Above: “Portrait, 2009’’ at Robert Klein Gallery. Children are enchanting protagonists in Julie Blackmon’s large-scale images. Above: “Portrait, 2009’’ at Robert Klein Gallery.
By Cate McQuaid
Globe Correspondent / March 24, 2010

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Photographer Julie Blackmon grew up the oldest of nine children. Now she has three kids of her own. So it’s no surprise that children run amok in her large-scale color images at Robert Klein Gallery. The photos, for all their chaos, are carefully orchestrated; every detail, down to a stray toy, holds its own. (Full article: 836 words)

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