It's interesting to see how an artist translates an actual location into a finished work. Here's Edmund Lewandowski's 1990 painting "Rock Hill Textile Plant" + a current view of the site, a vacant bleachery adjacent to Winthrop University where Lewandowski taught until 1984. His NYC gallery rep, the late Franklin Reihlman wrote, "Ed was acutely aware of the relationship between objects and how an artist’s vantage point can alter the viewer’s impression of the work. . . . By careful cropping and altering of certain elements, the structure . . . appears monumental." The bleachery is now part of a redevelopment in Rock Hill . . . with the stacks, the building and the water tower still basically intact. .
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