The Inland Empire

MAKER:
Artist

Charlie White ( American, 1972 )

DATE:
1999
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General Description

Named for an area of greater Los Angeles, this work is part of a series of nine computer-assisted photographs collectively titled In a Matter of Days. They document the arrival in Los Angeles of a grotesque breed of monsters born from smog and movies. Neither real nor unreal, the work asks these questions: What if there were monsters out there like this? What if they turned on us? What would happen?