Black Hi Tops by Michael Schatchner
Black Hi Tops by Michael Schatchner

Black Hi Tops by Michael Schatchner

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Black Hi Tops [Set of 2] 30” x 40”, Edition of 9 C-Type Prints 

The size of this pair of images means it works best in a large, open, modern space.

In this set of images, Schatchner uses scale, texture, colour, and style to create a visually impressive pair of images for the viewer. In having two separate images, and scaling up the shoes onto a 30” x 40” frame, Schatchner invites us to look deeper at such an ordinary item and appreciate the textures, design and individual imperfections of this particular pair.


About the Artist:

German American photographer, Michael Schachtner, began his career as an Art Director at Saatchi & Saatchi in New York, wherein his first year he won a coveted Cannes Lion Award. Since then, Michael has won awards from several major advertising festivals including Cannes, ADC NY, Clio Awards, and One Show, and has also worked for other prestigious agencies Y&R and BBH. In 2009 Michael was ranked one of the Top 50 Young Creatives in the world by the Art Directors Club NY.

Michael now focuses on his photographic work, again mostly working for advertising agencies in New York. His personal series, ‘Converse’ was first shown when he was selected as one of the finalists in the 2012 'Peaches & Cream Photography Awards Exhibition', held in conjunction with Millennium Images.

Michael's series of photographs of Converse boots are a fittingly cool and stylish tribute to a truly iconic American institution. "Converse are not just shoes. Converse can be an emblem of individualism, a rejection of the mainstream. They become evidence of a life lived. That's what gives them their soul and makes them a portrait of their owner."