Hours of Idleness-A Photographer's Journey in St. Louis

Where Suburbia and Rural America Collide

Posted in art, photography by Jason Gray on December 28, 2014

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Over the Christmas holiday, my family and I visited my mother-in-law in Springfield, Illinois. This state capital never ceases to disappointment me visually, as for whatever reason, I am extremely attracted to the landscape of this area. The architecture here is a mixture of early 20th century grandiosity (and eventual decay), suburban sprawl, and rural utilitarianism. I find this conjunction of forms fascinating, and I have slowly been building up a body of work on this place. Earlier visits can be found here.

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  1. William C, Hutton Jr. said, on December 29, 2014 at 9:53 am

    Hi Jason,

    This Series has potential. Thanks for sharing.


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