Ori Gersht's Big Bang

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Tel-Aviv born and now London-based photographer Ori Gersht electrocutes mirrors, capturing them right at the moment the glass shatters. That the mirrors are reflecting flowers is an added bonus. Not only are the resulting images beautiful, they recall Ge

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Ori Gersht's photos and videos startle, seduce, and sometimes explode. Gersht's work looks like an 18th-century Dutch painting by Jan van Huysum until a faint mist appears and suddenly petals and glass dance through the air. See the full video on view in "Ori Gersht: History Repeating" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 28, 2012- January 6, 2013. Ori Gersht, Big Bang, 2006. HD film (color, sound). Collection of Lizbeth + George Krupp. © Ori Gersht. For more information visit: http://bit.ly/SbymIV.