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Photographer Doug Rickard sees artistic possibility in the images of people captured in the photographic drive-bys that make up Google Street View. He has travelled thousands of virtual miles, looking for potential photographs in Google’s maps that have more than just utilitarian purpose. KQED’s Scott Shafer reports.
By Chris Chang, Art in America, February 2013 Anyone who has used the Street View function of Google Maps is, in a sense, already familiar with the work of Doug Rickard. The ubiquitous Internet tool, with its 20 petabytes of data, allows users to virtually traverse five million miles of the world’s roads and byways. […]
A STREET VIEW: DOUG RICKARD AND THE NEW AMERICAN PICTURE JOEY POLINO Photos: © Doug Rickard, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York and Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco With so much emphasis—especially as of late—placed on the wealthy and middle classes of America, the collection New American Picture by Doug Rickard showcases the invisible side […]
Doug Rickard is a photographer from Sacramento, California, whose ambitious project “A New American Picture” incorporates images of contemporary American Life from across the United States. Rickard, however, spent thousands of travel hours logged for this project sitting in a darkened studio and virtually driving the byways of Google Street View (GSW). He has moved […]
#41.779976, Chicago, IL. 2007, 2011 Doug Rickard is an American photographer whose practice appropriates catalogued imagery of American suburbs found in Google Street View, in order to compose a multi-layered scene which he then photographs to create a final, singular image. The resulting series, A New American Picture (2006–10), is a virtual road trip […]