Robert Stivers is a mystery artist whose work unfolds gradually through halfnesses: of light and dark, dusk and twilight, overcast shadows that cannot exist in pure black and white; yet, black and white are the primary tones with which he works: only in monotone are gradations subtle enough to go unrecognized in daily living emphasized and interpreted by the mind and the eye as important and relevant. See what he creates with indefiniteness and lightness recorded from a moment in time, or a series of moments, then recreated, and recreated again in the darkroom, through processes that he has come to through his own experimentation, eager to break through conventional means, and watch the movements distilled into blurry and shifting static images for the eye to hold.

©1989–2019 Robert Stivers