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Exercise at Home.
Photographs by Luke Smalley.
Twin Palms Publishers, Santa Fe, 2007. 48 pp., numerous color images.,

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In his second book, Luke Smalley revisits the themes and ideas that resonated throughout his 2002 monograph Gymnasium. Smalley returns to his native Pennsylvania to investigate the small-town interiors and landscapes which are the settings for his portraits of young athletes. Color photographs, inspired by a more innocent era, depict exercises which combine whimsy with the inexplicable: Smalley has hired a local seamstress to construct a colossal medicine ball: he binds two boys together with a harness and leaves them in an empty room for a game of tug-of-war, while somewhere nearby two boys lead donkeys around the floor of a basketball court in an empty high school gym. Scale, time and content are altered to create the world Smalley inhabits: the lush colors of this new world belie the viewer's sense of dislocation.

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