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She Hit Pause Studios

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Matthew Schwartz’s photographs look like a memory. Textured, weathered and whimsical, they are created using a Polaroid transfer technique that few can execute as flawlessly as he can. Framed in antique barn wood, the images are an absolute wonder. “They’re all my dream scenarios,” says Schwartz. “A girl carrying a toy piano through a field, a girl in leaves with bright blue tights, they’re almost like my version of the pin-up girl with a fairytale twist.” Though the musician-turned-photographer has been approached by many galleries, he prefers selling his artwork in Union Square or through his website. “People don’t expect to see my type of artwork on the street,” he explains. Take a stroll through his gallery the next time you’re on 14th Street and the weather’s warm.

She Hit Pause Studios, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
www.shehitpausestudios.com

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