Eye on Seattle: Chris Crites

Illustration // Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Chris Crites' startling series of mug shots reveals the essential humanity of the dehumanized criminal, reduced to a series of numbers and a list of offenses and locked away from sight. Using paper bags as a canvas and deftly exploiting the material's sharp folds and wrinkles, Crites provides a new context for these criminal portraits, employing a disposable frame for socially disposable people

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