From my review of Michael Ellis at Anthony Greany Gallery:
Michael Ellis of Boston also demonstrates his mastery of craft, with photorealist paintings at Anthony Greaney Gallery. One looks like a blow-up of a postcard of a mountain range. (It's actually from a photo taken by Ellis's brother.) Up close it seems to have been painted mainly with lots of grayed blue and green horizontal and vertical brushstrokes, but step back five feet and it becomes a crisp photo…Read the rest here.
Michael Ellis at Anthony Greany, 450 Harrison Ave., Boston, Feb. 6 to March 28, 2009.
Pictured from top to bottom: Michael Ellis, all untitled.