American Typologies: Freshly Painted Houses


Benedict J. Fernandez on the photographs of Jeff Brouws, in Almanac Magazine:

“Meant to be seen as one.” These were the words expressed to Almanac Magazine by photographer Jeff Brouws. Freshly Painted Houses, part of Brouws’ American Typologies, is a series of images which, although taken separately, have been joined together in a grid as one singular piece. Raised in Daily City, California, Brouws returned to his home town later in life to find that the Henry Doelger post World War II stock houses had been boldly painted over by the recent Asian immigrants in an effort to express a newfound individuality.

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