Of the many things to inspire her creativity, cities are top of the list for Maria Schneider. A native of Madrid, Spain, she is no stranger to the beautiful chaos that makes a city so alive: everything from their infrastructure, the tapestry of people, down to their history—especially history that is often forgotten. Thus creating her latest series of work, Invisible Cities.
“There is always a part of a city that one does not want to see and usually overlooks,” Maria says as she describes three diptychs she created titled Invisible Cities: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway Series. Installed in the North Tower of Park Towne Place, Maria describes her work as “complex images offering a look into the past as a way to understand the present.” Commissioned by AIMCO to be part of ParkRead More